2012

Long-Term Oxygen Therapy

New Insights and Perspectives

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ISBN: 978-88-470-2579-0 (Print) 978-88-470-2580-6 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. The Patient Candidate for Long-Term Oxygen Therapy

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      Pages 1-32

      The Patient Candidate for Long-Term Oxygen Therapy

  3. The Multidimensional Evaluation of Patients

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 33-33

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      Pages 35-43

      Lung Function Parameters

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      Pages 45-55

      Cardiovascular and Metabolic Indices

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      Pages 57-65

      Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Neuromuscular Implications

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      Pages 67-74

      The Psychological and Cognitive Profile

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      Pages 75-80

      Nutritional Deficiencies

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      Pages 81-86

      Gender-Related Differences

  4. The Cooperating Roles

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87

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      Pages 89-96

      Home LTOT: The Role of the Caregiver

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      Pages 97-103

      The General Practitioner (GP)

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      Pages 105-115

      The Cooperating Roles: The Lung Physician

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      Pages 117-123

      The Health Institutions

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      Pages 125-134

      The Role of Media

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      Pages 135-158

      Systems for Oxygen Delivery

  5. Models for LTOT Management

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 159-159

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      Pages 161-170

      Standard Care

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      Pages 171-183

      Tele-Control at Home

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      Pages 185-192

      The Value of a Systemic Accreditation Path

  6. The Outcomes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 193-193

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      Pages 195-210

      Clinical Outcomes

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      Pages 211-220

      Humanistic Outcomes and Quality of Life

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      Pages 221-232

      The Economic Impact of Long-Term Oxygen Therapy

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 233-235