Cheryle Kelm

Professor

Email: kelmc@dal.ca

Recent Submissions

  • The Canadian Thoracic Society recommendations for management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: implications for physiotherapists 

    Reid, W. F., C. Kelm, D. Hopkins-Rosseel, and D. Brooks. 2007. "The Canadian Thoracic Society recommendations for management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: implications for physiotherapists." Physiotherapy Canada 59(3): 218-228.
    PURPOSE:The purposes of this article are (1) to list key messages from the 2003 chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) guidelines of the Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) and associated implications and responsibilities ...
  • Adult Asthma Consensus Guidelines update 2003 

    Lemiere, C., T. Bai, M. Balter, C. Bayliff, et al. 2004. "Adult Asthma Consensus Guidelines update 2003." Canadian respiratory journal : journal of the Canadian Thoracic Society 11 Suppl A: 9-18A.
    BACKGROUND: Several sets of Canadian guidelines for the diagnosis and management of asthma have been published over the past 15 years. Since the last revision of the 1999 Canadian Asthma Consensus Report, important new ...
  • Factors associated with physiotherapists' interest in cardiorespiratory continuing education using computer-assisted learning: a survey 

    Reid, W. D., S. J. Stanton, and L. C. Kelm. 2008. "Factors associated with physiotherapists' interest in cardiorespiratory continuing education using computer-assisted learning: a survey." Physiotherapy Canada.Physiotherapie Canada 60(1): 80-91.
    Purpose: To determine factors associated with Canadian physiotherapists' interest in undertaking continuing education in various cardiorespiratory content areas and their willingness to complete a portion of study within ...
  • The effect of physical therapy on respiratory complications following cardiac valve surgery 

    Johnson, D., C. Kelm, D. Thomson, B. Burbridge, et al. 1996. "The effect of physical therapy on respiratory complications following cardiac valve surgery." Chest 109(3): 638-644.
    STUDY OBJECTIVE: To determine whether higher personnel intensive chest physical therapy can prevent the atelectasis that routinely follows cardiac valve surgery. DESIGN: Randomized, controlled trial. SETTING: Tertiary care ...