Basic Clinical Lab Competencies for Respiratory Care: Integrated Approach, 3rd Edition / Edition 3

Basic Clinical Lab Competencies for Respiratory Care: Integrated Approach, 3rd Edition / Edition 3

by Gary C. White
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827379986

ISBN-13: 9780827379985

Pub. Date: 10/28/1997

Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning

Updated and expanded, this competency-based manual is designed to teach the theory and laboratory skills required to safely and effectively perform therapeutic procedures. Ideal for use by students in laboratory and clinical settings, this text includes skills and procedures for the entry-level clinician as well as advanced skills and procedures. Students of

Overview

Updated and expanded, this competency-based manual is designed to teach the theory and laboratory skills required to safely and effectively perform therapeutic procedures. Ideal for use by students in laboratory and clinical settings, this text includes skills and procedures for the entry-level clinician as well as advanced skills and procedures. Students of respiratory care will find this text an invaluable reference as they prepare to become certified practicing clinicians.
(respiratory therapy, RT, RTT, Resp. Care, RC, respiratory care)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827379985
Publisher:
Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
607
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.42(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Basics of Asepsis. Basic Patient Assessment: Vital Signs and Breath Sounds. Advanced Patient Assessment: Inspection, Palpation, and Percussion. Oxygen Supply Systems. Oxygen Administration. Pulmonary Function Testing: Beside Monitoring and Basic Spirometry. Equipment Processing and Surveillance. Introduction To Respiratory Care Pharmacology. Humidity and Aerosol Therapy. Patient Positioning and Chest Physiotherapy. Hyperinflation Therapy. Electrocardiography. Noninvasive Monitoring. Phlebotomy. IV Insertion and Maintenance. Arterial Blood Gas Sampling. Bronchoscopy Assisting. Emergency Airway Management. Artificial Airway Care. Continuous Mechanical Ventilation. Special Ventilatory Procedures. Newborn Mechanical Ventilation. Inta-Aortic Balloon Pumping Hemodynamic Monitoring.

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