Managing frailty in patients with acute or chronic lung disorders
Aims : To define frailty and its association with various chronic and acute lung disease; to determine the biology underlying frailty in humans and animals; to describe a clear rationale for early mobilisation/rehabilitation in frail patients; and to evaluate rehabilitative interventions to reverse frailty.
Target audience :
Adult pulmonologist/Clinician, Clinical researcher, General practitioner, Medical Student, Medical Technical Assistant, Nurse, Patient, Physician in Pulmonary Training, Physiologist, Respiratory critical care physician, Respiratory physiotherapist, Journalist, Thoracic surgeon
Physiology, Pulmonary rehabilitation, Respiratory intensive care