Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care / Edition 4

Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care / Edition 4

by Robert L. Wilkins, Susan J. Krider, Richard L. Sheldon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323009093

ISBN-13: 9780323009096

Pub. Date: 02/23/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This new edition of this text covers all of the most important aspects of patient assessment and is a valuable source of information for respiratory care students and professionals alike.  See more details below

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This new edition of this text covers all of the most important aspects of patient assessment and is a valuable source of information for respiratory care students and professionals alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323009096
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/23/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
450
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.98(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1 Preparing for the Patient Encounter Robert L. Wilkins Wilkins, Robert L. 1

2 The Medical History and the Interview Robert L. Wilkins Wilkins, Robert L. 10

3 Cardiopulmonary Symptoms Donna D. Gardner Gardner, Donna D. Robert L. Wilkins Wilkins, Robert L. 28

4 Vital Signs Robert L. Wilkins Wilkins, Robert L. Albert J. Heuer Heuer, Albert J. , 51

5 Fundamentals of Physical Examination Robert L. Wilkins Wilkins, Robert L. 68

6 Neurologic Assessment Ruben D. Restrepo Restrepo, Ruben D. 95

7 Clinical Laboratory Studies Robert L. Wilkins & J. ames R. Dexter Dexter, ames R. 117

8 Interpretation of Blood Gases Richard Wettstein Wettstein, Richard Robert L. Wilkins Wilkins, Robert L. 142

9 Pulmonary Function Testing James R. Dexter Dexter, James R. 166

10 Clinical Application of the Chest Radiograph James R. Dexter Dexter, James R. 186

11 Interpretation of Electrocardiogram Tracings Robert L. Wilkins Wilkins, Robert L. Albert J. Heuer Heuer, Albert J. 211

12 Assessment of Neonatal and Pediatric Patients Douglas D. Deming Deming, Douglas D. 239

13 Assessment of Older Adult Patients Helen M. Sorenson Sorenson, Helen M. 268

14 Respiratory Monitoring in the Intensive Care David L. Vines Vines, David L. 286

15 Assessment of Cardiac Output Ruben D. Restrepo Restrepo, Ruben D. 320

16 Assessment of Hemodynamic Pressures Robert L. Wilkins Wilkins, Robert L. James R. Dexter Dexter, James R. 342

17 Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy James R. Dexter Dexter, James R. 366

18 Nutritional Assessment of Patients With Respiratory Disease James A. Peters Peters, James A. Cheryl D. Thomas-Peters Thomas-Peters, Cheryl D. 377

19 Assessment of Sleep and Breathing S. Gregory MarshallMarshall, S. Gregory 399

20 Assessment of the Home Care Patient Albert J. Heuer Heuer, Albert J. Susan L. McInturff McInturff, Susan L. 416

21 Documentation of Patient Assessment David Gourley Gourley, David 430

Glossary 444

Index 453

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