Semester 1, 2018

Cardiopulmonary physiotherapy practical exam notes

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These notes will prepare you for the final practical assessment for PHTY5192. This document does not give you the answers to the prac assessment but is a guide to prepare your skills in communication, how to use the equipment and how to teach your client the best method for improving their impairments.
Skills in this document include:
- Contraindications and precautions
- Specific positioning/ postural drainage positions.
- Hyperinflation
- Percussion/ vibrations/ shaking
- Deep breathing
- Active cycle breathing technique (ACBT)
- Huff
- Cough
- Forced expiration technique (FET)
- Positive expiratory pressure (PEP)
- Accapella
- Flutter