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Pulmonary Rehab Podcast is about helping clinicians start and sustain a pulmonary rehabilitation program. Discover new resources to help improve your program, including journal clubs to understand the latest research, interviews with pulmonary rehab experts, professional development sessions to improve your clinical skills, and highlights of latest guidelines, conferences, and other resources for this exciting area of practice.

Join host Dr. Pat Camp, who is an Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia and clinician researcher, physiotherapist, and educator in all things pulmonary rehab.

LungFIT: Pulmonary Rehab Podcast Dr. Pat Camp

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Pulmonary Rehab Podcast is about helping clinicians start and sustain a pulmonary rehabilitation program. Discover new resources to help improve your program, including journal clubs to understand the latest research, interviews with pulmonary rehab experts, professional development sessions to improve your clinical skills, and highlights of latest guidelines, conferences, and other resources for this exciting area of practice.

Join host Dr. Pat Camp, who is an Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia and clinician researcher, physiotherapist, and educator in all things pulmonary rehab.

    Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

    Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

    On this episode, I interview Dr. Clarice Tang from the University of Western Australia in Sydney, Australia about culturally- and linguistically-diverse populations and pulmonary rehabilitation.
    Dr. Tang’s website is here – you can find links to her publications there.
    She mentions the BOLD study by Sonia Buist. That paper can be found here.
    We also had two previous episodes that touched on aspects of diversity in pulmonary rehabilitation. The are: “Who’s Missing From Pulmonary Rehabilitation” and “A Review of 4 Important PR Papers from 2020-2021”.

    • 38 min
    Role of Rehab Assistants in Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs

    Role of Rehab Assistants in Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs

    On this episode, rehabilitation assistant Ashley Winter discusses the valuable role of support staff, such as rehab assistants, in pulmonary rehabilitation.
    The resources mentioned in this episode are:
    1) The Canadian Physiotherapy Alliance Description of physiotherapy assistants found here.
    2) The British Columbia College of Occupational Therapists Managing support staff practice guidelines found here.
    I welcome your feedback about the show or idasfor future episodes. You can contact me via the comments section here on the LungFIT website.
    If you listen to the LungFIT podcast on iTunes, please take a moment to review the show. Click here to be directed.
     

    • 12 min
    Indirect 1Rep Max Test

    Indirect 1Rep Max Test

    On this episode, I interview Dr. Gail Dechman, who is a faculty member & researcher at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada.  Dr. Dechman talks about the Indirect 1 Repetition Maximum test, a feasible and valid test for assessing muscle strength in pulmonary rehabilitation.
    The resources mentioned on this episode are:
    1. The study which surveyed Canadian pulmonary rehabilitation programs can be found here.
    2. Dr. Dechman mentions a project which addressed validity and reliability of a strength assessment technique.  Information on that project can be found here and here. 
    3. She also mentions a review article which summarizes different testing modalities , that article is found here.  (This article is not open access). 
    4. The paper on quality indicators in pulmonary rehabilitation is here, and we also had LungFIT episodes devoted to that topic, which are here and here. 
    5. Dr. Dechman mentioned guidelines for COVID management for people with COPD, that paper is here.
    6. Dr. Dechman has made a video available for our listeners to view, to learn more about how to conduct the test.  The video on Youtube is available here.
    7. She mentioned that she has a great review article with prediction formulas, which you can use to interpret the test. That article is here. 
    8. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) website is here.
    9. Dr. Dechman's faculty website, which provides an overview of her research and teaching, is here.
     
    I welcome your feedback about the show or ideas for future episodes. You can contact me via the comments section here on the LungFIT website.
    If you listen to the LungFIT podcast on iTunes, please take a moment to review the show. Click here to be directed.

    • 36 min
    A Review of 4 Important PR Papers From 2020-2021

    A Review of 4 Important PR Papers From 2020-2021

    On this episode, I talk about several papers which I talked about at the ATS Clinical Year in Review. I refer to a previous episode on Who’s Missing from Pulmonary Rehabilitation, which aired on March 17, 2021. The link to that episode is here.
    Here are the papers I discuss:
    Lindenauer PK, Stefan MS, Pekow PS, Mazor KM, Priya A, Spitzer KA, Lagu TC, Pack QR, Pinto-Plata VM, ZuWallack R. Association between initiation of pulmonary rehabilitation after hospitalization for COPD and 1-year survival among Medicare beneficiaries. JAMA 2020; 323(18):1813-1823.
    Patel S, Palmer MD, Nolan CM, Barker RE, Walsh JA, Wynne SC, Jones SE, Shannon H, Hopkinson NS, Swee Chin Kon, S, Gao W, Maddocks M, Man WDC. Supervised pulmonary rehabilitation using minimal or specialist equipment in COPD: a propensity-matched analysis. Thorax 2021; 76:264-271.
    Barker RE, Kon SS, Clarke SF, Wenneberg J, Nolan CM, Patel S, Walsh JA, Polgar O, Maddocks M, Farquhar M, Hopkinson NS, Bell D, Wedzicha JA, Man WD. COPD discharge bundle and pulmonary rehabilitation referral and uptake following hospitalisation for acute exacerbation of COPD. Thorax 2021 Mar 2. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2020-215464.
    Ladds E, Rushforth A, Wieringa S, Taylor S, Rayner C, Husain L, Greenhalgh T. Persistent symptoms after Covid-19: qualitative study of 114 “long Covid” patients and draft quality principles for services. BMC Health Services Research 2020; 20: 1144.

    • 24 min
    AECOPD-Mob Clinical Decision-Making Tool. Part 2.

    AECOPD-Mob Clinical Decision-Making Tool. Part 2.

    On this episode, I describe the implementation of the AECOPD-Mob clinical decision-making tool. The tool can be found here.
     
    This episode follows the previous episode, Part 1. The link to that episode is here.
     
    I mention the AECOPD-Mob app. The app can be found by first downloading the QxMD Calculate App, wherever you usually access your apps, such as the Apple App Store. In the QxMD Calculate App, you’ll find numerous different clinical tools. Go to the category “Physiotherapy” and you’ll see the app for AECOPD-Mob.
     
    We published a couple of papers on the tool, they can be found here and here.
     

    • 16 min
    AECOPD - MOB Clinical Decision-Making Tool. Part 1.

    AECOPD - MOB Clinical Decision-Making Tool. Part 1.

    On this episode, I describe the development of the AECOPD-Mob clinical decision-making tool. The tool can be found here.
    I also mention the SAFEMOB tool, which is here, and the PT Knowledge Broker, Alison Hoens. You can learn more about Alison’s work as the Knowledge Broker role here.
    We published a couple of papers on the tool, they can be found here and here.
     
    I welcome your feedback about the show or ideas for future episodes. You can contact me via the comments section on the LungFIT website.
    If you listen to the LungFIT podcast on iTunes, please take a moment to review the show. Click here to be directed.

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

DehPMck ,

Interesting and informative

I really enjoy listening to the LungFit podcast. It’s a great way to learn and stay up-to-date on a variety of PR-related topics :)

Métis JT ,

Enlightening

Really enjoying the chance to dig into these lung health topics through your podcast

Juniper242 ,

Amazing!

Thanks Dr. Pat Camp for filling this gap and finding a unique way to keep those of us in PR updated, informed and connected :)

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