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The comprehensive respiratory therapist exam review

Author: James R Sills
Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th editionView all editions and formats
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Find out how and what to review for the 2015 National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) Exam with The Comprehensive Respiratory Therapist's Exam Review, 6th Edition. It covers every topic in the NBRC Detailed Content Outline, providing study hints, in-depth content review, and self-assessment questions with rationales so you retain more information. Sills? latest review also offers students and practicing respiratory  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Examination Questions
Study guides
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James R Sills
ISBN: 9780323241342 0323241344
OCLC Number: 899134168
Description: xxiii, 624 pages ; 28 cm
Contents: Patient assessment --
Infection control --
Blood gas sampling, analysis, monitoring, and interpretation --
Pulmonary function testing --
Advanced cardiopulmonary monitoring --
Oxygen and medical gas therapy --
Hyperinflation therapy --
Humidity and aerosol therapy --
Pharmacology --
Airway clearance therapy --
Cardiac monitoring and cardiopulmonary resuscitation --
Airway management --
Suctioning the airway --
Intermittent positive-pressure breathing --
Mechanical ventilation of the adult --
Mechanical ventilation of the neonate --
Home care and pulmonary rehabilitation --
Special procedures.
Responsibility: James R. Sills, MEd, CPFT, RRT, Professor Emeritus Former Director, Respiratory Care Program, Rock Valley College, Rockford, Illinois.

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Find out how and what to review for the 2015 National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) Exam with The Comprehensive Respiratory Therapist's Exam Review, 6th Edition. It covers every topic in the NBRC Detailed Content Outline, providing study hints, in-depth content review, and self-assessment questions with rationales so you retain more information. Sills? latest review also offers students and practicing respiratory therapists realistic experience with the new Therapist Multiple Choice Exam (TM-CE) through a 140-question TM-CE practice test on its accompanying Evolve website.

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