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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 Uni ...
 
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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 a…
 
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 h…
 
This episode presents a recorded conversation between students in my research lab at the University of British Columbia, discussing the article, “Associations between housing factors and respiratory symptoms in two Saskatchewan First Nations communities”, published this year in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health w…
 
In our first interview episode, Dr. Kristin Campbell and I chat about the important things pulmonary rehabilitation professionals need to know about cancer rehabilitation. Dr. Campbell recommended several papers, and I have included the links to these papers below. If you are interested in visiting her laboratory website and learning more about her…
 
A Deep Dive Into Shuttle Walk Tests In this episode, I continue the conversation about field walking tests, with an overview of the Incremental Shuttle Walk Test and the Endurance Shuttle Walk Test. You can listen to the first episode on field walking tests, where we talk about the six minute walk test, here (https://lungfit.med.ubc.ca/the-six-minu…
 
In this episode, I provide a few comments about the interesting research I’m seeing at the American Thoracic Society Scientific Conference. Registration for the conference can be found here. I mention that I’m also leading Twitter chats related to the posters which are being presented. Follow those chats on the ATS Pulmonary Rehab Assembly which is…
 
In this episode, I talk about a paper published this year in Thorax entitled: “Validity and responsiveness of the Daily- and Clinical visit-PROactive Physical Activity in COPD (D-PPAC and C-PPAC) instruments” with Dr. Judith Garcia-Aymerich as the first author. The link to the paper is here. If you’re interested in the other work done by Dr. Garcia…
 
In this episode, I discuss the six minute walk test as an assessment tool, and outcome measure, and a way to create an exercise prescription. I mention a study we did in Canada to characterize the pulmonary rehabilitation programs which were running in 2015, including the use of the 6 minute walk test. The link to that paper is here (https://cts-sc…
 
In this talk, I discuss concepts related to who is missing from pulmonary rehabilitation. I mention a study we did in Canada to characterize the pulmonary rehabilitation programs which were running in 2015. The link to that paper is here (https://cts-sct.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/PR-in-Canada-Report_CRJ.pdf) I also mention a systematic review o…
 
In this episode I discuss a paper published in 2017 in BMJ Open, entitled “Sing Your Lungs Out—a community singing group for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a 1-year pilot study”. The first author of the paper is Dr. Amanda McNaughton from the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand. Please see https://lungfit.med.ubc.ca to get copies of t…
 
Learning on the job: Creating a plan for your professional development in pulmonary rehabilitation In this episode, I talk about planning your professional development. I mention Table of Contents alerts for journals. Some suggestions are: European Respiratory Journal ToC sign-up https://erj.ersjournals.com/alerts Annals of the American Thoracic So…
 
In this episode, I discuss Patient-Reported Experience Measures, or PREMs. This is a continuation of the previous episode, in which I talk about Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) and Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs). The previous episode on PROs and PREMs can be found here: https://lungfit.med.ubc.ca/pros-proms-what-are-they-the-dyspnea-exa…
 
In this episode, I talk about Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) and Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (PREMs), using the symptom of dyspnea as my example. I mention several dyspnea measurement tools in this episode. More information on them can be found here: the modified MRC Dyspnea Scale, which can be found in this paper (Table 3): https://www.tho…
 
In this episode, I provide a brief overview of the history of pulmonary rehabilitation. I mention several papers in this episode. Several of them are open-access: Celli BR, Goldstein RS. A historical perspective of pulmonary rehabilitation. In: Clini E, Holland AE, Pitta F, Troosters T, eds. Textbook of Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Springer, 2018. Den…
 
In this episode, I discuss how, and why, to start a journal club for your pulmonary rehabilitation team. I mention two journal club episodes from LungFIT: https://lungfit.med.ubc.ca/episode-2/ https://lungfit.med.ubc.ca/journal-club-marino/ I talk about guides that are available to help you with your journal club. Here are two: A open-access paper …
 
In this episode I discuss a paper published in 2019 in the Journal of Physiotherapy, entitled “Physiotherapist advice to older inpatients about the importance of staying physically active during hospitalisation reduces sedentary time, increases daily steps and preserves mobility: a randomised trial”. The first author of the paper is Nayara Alexia M…
 
On this episode, I talk about COVID-19 and pulmonary rehabilitation, including questions that health care professionals should ask themselves when they consider admitting patients who have had COVID-19 and ongoing symptoms. I mentioned some papers that I would recommend reading, that discuss some of these questions in more detail, as well as provid…
 
In this episode I talk about quality indicators. A paper on quality indicators can be found on the Canadian Thoracic Society website here. I mention that resources are available for providing education. Here are two of them: Living Well with COPD. LivingWellWithCOPD.com Australian Pulmonary Rehabilitation Toolkit. https://pulmonaryrehab.com.au/ I a…
 
On this episode, I continue with the discussion on quality indicators for pulmonary rehabilitation program. It’s our responsibility, as health care professionals, to be continuously confirming that the care we provide is of high quality. This is a three part episode, where I discuss the paper published on quality indicators for pulmonary rehabilita…
 
On this episode, I talk about quality indicators for pulmonary rehabilitation programs. It’s our responsibility, as health care professionals, to be continuously confirming that the care we provide is of high quality. This is a three part episode, where I discuss the paper published on quality indicators for pulmonary rehabilitation by the Canadian…
 
On this episode, I talk about different strategies to increase the referrals to your pulmonary rehabilitation program, including how to increase your exposure in the clinical community, and how to identify different patient populations who could benefit. If you listen to the LungFIT podcast on iTunes, please take a moment to review the show. Click …
 
On this episode, I review a paper entitled “The likelihood of improving physical activity after pulmonary rehabilitation is increased in patients with COPD who have better exercise tolerance”, by Christian Osadnik and co-authors, which was published in the International Journal of COPD in 2018. This is an open access paper, which can be found at ht…
 
On this episode, I introduce the show and tell you a bit about myself and my interest in pulmonary rehabilitation. I also talk a bit about some of the topics you can expect in upcoming episodes. I also mention: The University of British Columbia: ubc.ca The St. Paul’s Hospital Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, which is delivered by the St. Paul’s H…
 
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