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Egan's fundamentals of respiratory care.

Author: Donald F Egan; Craig L Scanlan; Robert L Wilkins; James K Stoller
Publisher: St. Louis : Mosby, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th ed.View all editions and formats
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Egan's fundamentals of respiratory care.
St. Louis : Mosby, ©1999
(OCoLC)631276716
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald F Egan; Craig L Scanlan; Robert L Wilkins; James K Stoller
ISBN: 0815127987 9780815127987
OCLC Number: 38937482
Description: xxiv, 1238 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Foundations of respiratory care --
Quality respiratory care --
Patient safety, communication, and recordkeeping --
Principles of infection control --
Ethical and legal implications of practice --
Technological bases for respiratory care --
Physical principles in respiratory care --
Computer applications in respiratory care --
Applied anatomy and physiology --
Respiratory system --
Cardiovascular system --
Ventilation --
Gas exchange and transport --
Solutions, body fluids, and electrolytes --
Acid-base balance --
Regulation of breathing --
Assessment of respiratory disorders --
Bedside assessment of the patient --
Electrocardiogram and laboratory assessment --
Analysis and monitoring of gas exchange --
Pulmonary function testing --
Synopsis of thoracic imaging: chest X-ray, CT, and MRI --
Synopsis of cardiopulmonary disease --
Pulmonary infections --
Obstructive lung disease: COPD, asthma, and related diseases --
Interstitial lung disease --
Pleural diseases --
Pulmonary vascular disease --
Acute lung injury, pulmonary edema, and multiple system organ failure --
Lung neoplasms --
Neuromuscular and other diseases of the chest wall --
Disorders of sleep --
Basic therapeutics --
Airway pharmacology --
Airway management --
Emergency life support --
Humidity and bland aerosol therapy --
Aerosol drug therapy --
Storage and delivery of medical gases --
Medical gas therapy --
Lung expansion therapy --
Bronchial hygiene therapy --
Acute and critical care --
Respiratory failure and the need for ventilatory support --
Ventilator modes and functions --
Physics and physiology of ventilatory support --
Initiating and adjusting ventilatory support --
Monitoring and management of the patient in the ICU --
Discontinuing ventilatory support --
Neonatal and pediatric respiratory care --
Preventative and long-term care --
Patient education and health promotion --
Nutritional aspects of health and disease --
Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation --
Respiratory care in alternative settings --
Temperature correction of barometric reading --
Factors to convert gas volumes from ATPS to STPD --
Factors to convert gas volumes from STPD to BTPS at given barometric pressures --
Table of normal values --
Guidelines and consensus statements pertinent to respiratory care practice.
Other Titles: Fundamentals of respiratory care

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