Mosby's Respiratory Care Equipment

Mosby's Respiratory Care Equipment

by J. M. Cairo, Susan P. Pilbeam
     
 

In this update of the 1999 textbook, Cairo (Louisiana State U. Health Sciences Center, New Orleans) and Pilbeam (respiratory therapist, Flagler Hospital, St. Augustine, FL) review the latest techniques and equipment used in caring for patients with cardiopulmonary dysfunction. Includes clinical practice guidelines, and a new chapter on cardiovascular diagnostic… See more details below

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In this update of the 1999 textbook, Cairo (Louisiana State U. Health Sciences Center, New Orleans) and Pilbeam (respiratory therapist, Flagler Hospital, St. Augustine, FL) review the latest techniques and equipment used in caring for patients with cardiopulmonary dysfunction. Includes clinical practice guidelines, and a new chapter on cardiovascular diagnostic testing. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900323051766
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
02/28/2009
Edition description:
New Edition

Table of Contents

1 Basic Physics for the Respiratory Therapist J. M. Cairo Cairo, J. M. 1

2 Manufacture, Storage, and Transport of Medical Gases J. M. Cairo Cairo, J. M. 26

3 Administering Medical Gases: Regulators, Flowmeters, and Controlling Devices J. M. Cairo Cairo, J. M. 59

4 Humidity and Aerosol Therapy James Fink Fink, James 88

5 Principles of Infection Control J. M. Cairo Cairo, J. M. 144

6 Airway Management Devices Ashley Shilling Shilling, Ashley Charles G. Durbin, Jr. Durbin, Charles G., Jr. 168

7 Lung Expansion Devices J. M. Cairo Cairo, J. M. 213

8 Assessment of Pulmonary Function J. M. Cairo Cairo, J. M. 242

9 Assessment of Cardiovascular Function J. M. Cairo Cairo, J. M. 284

10 Blood Gas Monitoring J. M. Cairo Cairo, J. M. 318

11 Introduction to Ventilators Susan P. Pilbeam Pilbeam, Susan P. 345

12 Mechanical Ventilators: General Use Devices Susan P. Pilbeam Pilbeam, Susan P. Cardinal Health Ventilators Drager Ventilators Hamilton Ventilators Melissa Turner Maquet Ventilators Newport Ventilators Puritan Bennett Ventilators Respironics Ventilators 409

13 Infant and Pediatric Ventilators Kenneth F. Watson Watson, Kenneth F. 645

14 Transport, Home-Care, and Alternative Ventilatory Devices Steven E. Sittig Sittig, Steven E. 703

15 Sleep Diagnostics J. M. Cairo Cairo, J. M. 779

Glossary 795

Index 819

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