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Respiratory care : principles and practice

Author: Dean Hess
Publisher: Sudbury, Mass. : Jones & Bartlett Learning, ©2012.
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A new edition of the classic text, is for respiratory care students who desire a complete and up to date exploration of the technical and professional aspects of respiratory care. With foundations in evidence-based practice, this resource reviews respiratory assessment, respiratory therapeutics, respiratory diseases, basic sciences and their application to respiratory care, the respiratory care profession, and much  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dean Hess
ISBN: 9780763760038 076376003X
OCLC Number: 650953454
Description: xx, 1372 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Respiratory assessment --
History and physical examination / Priscilla Simmons --
Gas exchange / Yuh-Chin T. Huang ; Erika Lease ; Will Beachey --
Acid-base balance / Yuh-Chin T. Huang ; Erika Lease ; Will Beachey --
Arterial blood gas analysis and sampling / Yuh-Chin T. Huang ; Erika Lease ; Will Beachey --
Respiratory monitoring / Dean R. Hess --
Hemodynamic monitoring / Joseph A. Govert ; Dean R. Hess / Cardiac assessment / Jaspal Singh --
Blood chemistries and hematology / Rafat O. Mohammed ; Rajesh Bhagat ; Neil R. MacIntyre --
Imaging the thorax / Paolo Formenti ; Vinko F. Tomici ; Dean R. Hess --
Pulmonary function testing / Ellen Cannefax ; Paul Enright --
Interventional pulmonary procedures / Amy E. Treece ; Momen M. Wahidi ; Scott L. Shofer --
Polysomnography / Bashir A. Chaudhary ; Susan Whiddon ; Shelley C. Mishoe --
Nutrition assessment and support / Charles D. McArthur --
Cardiopulmonary exercise assessment / Neil R. MacIntyre --
Respiratory therapeutics --
Therapeutic gases: manufacture, storage, and delivery / John Boatright ; Jeffrey J. Ward --
Therapeutic gases: management and administration / John Boatright ; Jeffrey J. Ward --
Humidity and aerosol therapy / Dean R. Hess --
Sputum collection, airway clearance, and lung expansion therapy / Dean R. Hess --
Airway management / John D. Davies ; Robert A. May ; Pamela L. Bortner --
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation / Rhonda Bevis ; Christine J. Moore --
Mechanical ventilators: classification and principles of operation / Robert L. Chatburn ; Teresa A. Vloisko --
Mechanical ventilation / Dean R. Hess ; Neil R. MacIntyre --
Noninvasive ventilation and continuous positive airway pressure / Dean R. Hess --
Neonatal and pediatric respiratory care / Melissa K. Brown ; Steven C. Mason --
Pulmonary rehabilitation / Niel R. MacIntyre --
Home respiratory care / Angela King ; Robert McCoy --
Disaster management / Richard D. Branson --
Respiratory care of the elderly / Helken M. Sorenson --
Medical information management and patient safety / Thomas Malinowski --
Respiratory diseases --
Principles of disease management / William F. Galvin --
Patient education / William F. Galvin. Decision making and the role of respiratory therapists as consultants / Shelley C. Mishoe ; Laura H. Beveridge --
Infection control principles / Donna D. Gardner --
Asthma / Timothy R. Myers ; Timothy Op't Holt --
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease / John E. Heffner --
Interstitial lung disease / Kathleen A. Short ; Andrew J. Ghio --
Pulmonary vascular disease / C. William Hargett ; Victor F. Tapson --
Pneumonia / Bekele Afessa --
Cystic fibrosis / Teresa A. Volsko ; Catherine O'Malley ; Scott H. Donaldson ; James R. Yankaskas ; Bruce K. Rubin --
Acute lung injury and the acute respiratory distress syndrome / Michael A. Gentile ; Christopher E. Cox --
Postoperative respiratory care / Mark Simmons ; Priscilla Simmons --
Cardiac failure / William S. Stigler ; Benjamin D. Medoff --
Trauma / Bryce R.H. Robinson ; Richard D. Branson --
Burn and inhalation therapy / Robert L. Sheridan ; Daniel F. Fisher --
Neuromuscular dysfunction / Francis C. Cordova ; John Mullarkey ; Gerard J. Criner --
Obstructive sleep apnea / Bashir A. Chaudhary ; Arthur Taft ; Shelley C. Mishoe --
Lung cancer / Maha Farhat --
Neonatal and pediatric respiratory disorders / Sherry Barnhart --
Applied sciences for respiratory care --
Respiratory care research / Alexander B. Adams --
Physical principles / Peter Bliss ; Alexander B. Adams --
Chemistry for respiratory care / Carl F. Haas ; Allan G. Andrews --
Respiratory microbiology / Ruben D. Restrepo ; Marcos I. Restrepo --
Cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology / Joseph Buhain ; Avi Nahum --
Respiratory pharmacology / Kelly Sioris ; Kristin Engebretsen --
The respiratory care profession --
History of the respiratory care profession / Jeffrey J. Ward --
Professional organizations / Lynda T. Goodfellow --
Healthcare trends and evolving roles of respiratory therapists / Shelley C. Mishoe ; Kathleen M. Hernlen --
Critical thinking in respiratory care / Shelley S. Mishoe --
Ethics of healthcare delivery / Douglas E. Masini --
Communication skills / William F. Galvin --
Healthcare reimbursement / Karen Stewart ; William F. Galvin --
Evidence-based respiratory care / Dean R. Hess --
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A new edition of the classic text, is for respiratory care students who desire a complete and up to date exploration of the technical and professional aspects of respiratory care. With foundations in evidence-based practice, this resource reviews respiratory assessment, respiratory therapeutics, respiratory diseases, basic sciences and their application to respiratory care, the respiratory care profession, and much more. Edited and authored by leading experts, it incorporates the latest information on the practice of respiratory care into a well-organized, reader-friendly guide to help students learn to develop care plans, critical thinking skills, strong communication and patient education skills, and the clinical leadership skills needed to succeed. This text provides essential information in a practical and manageable format for optimal learning and retention. Features include Clinical Practice Guidelines, Key Points, and Respiratory Recaps to help students apply knowledge to practice and retain key information, as well as hundreds of glossary terms with clear definitions, and concise explanations of important concepts and equations. Also includes full color photos and illustrations, and content cross-referencing the NBRC examination matrices.

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