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…  See more details below

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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

List of Performance Evaluations
Preface
Introduction to the Text
Acknowledgments
List of Contributors
Ch. 1Basic of Asepsis1
Ch. 2Basic Patient Assessment: Vital Signs and Breath Sounds15
Ch. 3Advanced Patient Assessment: Inspection, Palpation, and Percussion33
Ch. 4Oxygen Supply Systems47
Ch. 5Oxygen Administration73
Ch. 6Pulmonary Function Testing: Bedside Monitoring and Basic Spirometry93
Ch. 7Equipment Processing and Surveillance121
Ch. 8Introduction to Respiratory Care Pharmacology135
Ch. 9Humidity and Aerosol Therapy147
Ch. 10Patient Positioning and Chest Physiotherapy169
Ch. 11Hyperinflation Therapy189
Ch. 12Electrocardiography231
Ch. 13Noninvasive Monitoring245
Ch. 14Phlebotomy261
Ch. 15IV Insertion and Maintenance273
Ch. 16Arterial Blood Gas Sampling291
Ch. 17Bronchoscopy Assisting309
Ch. 18Emergency Airway Management325
Ch. 19Artificial Airway Care355
Ch. 20Continuous Mechanical Ventilation383
Ch. 21Special Ventilatory Procedures451
Ch. 22Newborn Mechanical Ventilation517
Ch. 23Inta-Aortic Balloon Pumping539
Ch. 24Hemodynamic Monitoring563
Appendix - Answers to Self-Evaluation Post Tests583
Glossary585
Index597

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