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Overview

Learn to assess and treat respiratory care disorders! Now in full color, Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease, 6th Edition bridges normal physiology and pathophysiology to provide a solid foundation in recognizing and assessing conditions. Authors Terry Des Jardins and George G. Burton describe how to systematically gather clinical data, formulate an assessment, make an objective evaluation, identify the desired outcome, and design a safe and effective treatment plan, while documenting each step along the way. Unique coverage of Therapist-Driven Protocols (TDPs) prepares you to implement industry-approved standards of care.

Unique! Clinical scenarios connect to specific diseases so you can better understand the disease and the treatment modalities used.
Unique! A focus on assessment and Therapist-Driven Protocols (TDPs) emphasizes industry-approved standards of care, providing you with the knowledge and skills to implement these protocols into patient care.
Case studies help in applying information to assessment and treatment.
Overview boxes summarize the clinical manifestations caused by the pathophysiologic mechanisms of each disorder.
End-of-chapter questions include multiple-choice, short answer, matching, and case studies to test knowledge and understanding, pointing out areas that might require further study.
A glossary of key terms with definitions is included in the back of the book.
Appendices offer easy access to information such as calculations, symbols, medications, and measurements, plus answers to selected case studies.

A unique full-color design enhances content and shows realistic examples of diseases and conditions.
Student-friendly features reinforce learning with chapter outlines, objectives, and key terms.
A consistent presentation of disease information shows background, treatment, and assessment for each condition so you learn the material in a clear, cohesive manner.
Over 15 additional case studies with answers are added to the companion Evolve website.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323057271
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/10/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 592
  • Sales rank: 216,774
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

PART I: ASSESSMENT OF RESPIRATORY DISEASE

Section I: Clinical Data Obtained at the Patient’s Bedside

  1. The Patient Interview
  2. The Physical Examination and Its Basis in Physiology
  3. Section II: Clinical Data Obtained from Laboratory Tests and Special Procedures

  4. Pulmonary Function Study Assessments
  5. Arterial Blood Gas Assessments
  6. Oxygenation Assessments
  7. Cardiovascular System Assessments
  8. Radiologic Examination of the Chest
  9. Other Important Tests and Procedures
  10. Section III: The Therapist-Driven Protocol Program - The Essentials

  11. The Therapist-Driven Protocol Program and the Role of the Respiratory Therapist
  12. Recording Skills: The Basis for Data Collection, Organization, Assessment Skills, and Treatment Plans
  13. PART II: OBSTRUCTIVE AIRWAY DISEASES

  14. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Chronic Bronchitis, and Emphysema
  15. Asthma
  16. Bronchiectasis
  17. Cystic Fibrosis
  18. PART III: INFECTIOUS PULMONARY DISEASES

  19. Pneumonia
  20. Lung Abscess
  21. Tuberculosis
  22. Fungal Diseases of the Lung
  23. PART IV: PULMONARY VASCULAR DISEASES

  24. Pulmonary Edema
  25. Pulmonary Embolism
  26. PART V: CHEST AND PLEURAL TRAUMA

  27. Flail Chest
  28. Pneumothorax
  29. PART VI: DISORDERS OF THE PLEURA AND OF THE CHEST WALL

  30. Pleural Diseases
  31. Kyphoscoliosis
  32. PART VII: ENVIRONMENTAL LUNG DISEASES

  33. Interstitial Lung Diseases
  34. PART VIII: NEOPLASTIC DISEASE

  35. Cancer of the Lung
  36. PART IX: DIFFUSE ALVEOLAR DISEASE

  37. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  38. PART X: NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS AND SLEEP APNEA

  39. Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  40. Myasthenia Gravis
  41. Sleep Apnea
  42. PART XI: NEWBORN AND EARLY CHILDHOOD RESPIRATORY DISORDERS

  43. Clinical Manifestations Common with Newborn and Early Childhood Respiratory Disorders
  44. Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
  45. Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn
  46. Idiopathic (Infant) Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  47. Pulmonary Air Leak Syndromes
  48. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (Bronchiolitis or Pneumonitis)
  49. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  50. Diaphragmatic Hernia
  51. Croup Syndrome: Laryngotracheobronchitis and Acute Epiglottis
  52. PART XII: OTHER IMPORTANT TOPICS

  53. Near Drowning
  54. Smoke Inhalation and Thermal Injuries
  55. Postoperative Atelectasis

References

Appendices

Glossary

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