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

Wilkins, Robert L., PhD, RRT(Loma Linda Univ); Krider, Susan Jones, RN, MS(Loma Linda Univ); Sheldon, Richard L., MD, FACP, FCCP(Loma Linda Univ)

Overview

Wilkins, Robert L., PhD, RRT(Loma Linda Univ); Krider, Susan Jones, RN, MS(Loma Linda Univ); Sheldon, Richard L., MD, FACP, FCCP(Loma Linda Univ)

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

2. The Medical History and the Interview

3. Cardiopulmonary Symptoms

4. Vital Signs

5. Fundamentals of Physical Examination

6. NEW! Neurological Assessment of the Respiratory Care Patient

7. Clinical Laboratory Studies

8. Interpretation of Blood Gases

9. Pulmonary Function Testing

10. Clinical Application of the Chest Radiograph

11. Interpretation of the Electrocardiogram

12. Assessment of the Neonatal and Pediatric Patient

13. Assessment of the Older Patient

14. Respiratory Monitoring in the Intensive Care Unit

15. Assessment of Cardiac Output

16. Assessment of Hemodynamic Pressures

17. Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy

18. Nutritional Assessment of Patients with Respiratory Disease

19. Assessment of Sleep and Breathing

20. Assessment of the Home Care Patient

21. Documentation of the Patient Assessment

Appendix

NEW! Procedure Checklists

Glossary

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