Comprehensive Perinatal & Pediatric Respiratory Care / Edition 3

Comprehensive Perinatal & Pediatric Respiratory Care / Edition 3

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by Kent Whitaker, Kent Whitaker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0766813738

ISBN-13: 9780766813731

Pub. Date: 02/14/2001

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Respiratory students and therapists can learn the latest in respiratory care for newborns and children from this updated book. Readers will study fetal development of the cardiopulmonary system, then learn respiratory care of neonatal and pediatric patients, as well as causes and care of respiratory illnesses. A section devoted to ventilation and oxygenation…  See more details below

Overview

Respiratory students and therapists can learn the latest in respiratory care for newborns and children from this updated book. Readers will study fetal development of the cardiopulmonary system, then learn respiratory care of neonatal and pediatric patients, as well as causes and care of respiratory illnesses. A section devoted to ventilation and oxygenation includes information on both conventional and special techniques. Even topics such as care of parents and home care are discussed in detail. Ten clinical case studies supplement the main text.
Key features:
¨ Corresponds with the new NBRC content outline for the perinatal/pediatric specialty exam
¨ New section on specialty medical gases
¨ Practice questions, laboratory exercises, and checklists now located in the book to improve understanding
¨ Information on conventional and non-conventional ventilators
¨ Ten clinical case studies support application of content from the main text.
(KEYWORDS: respiratory care, respiratory therapy, respiratory therapists, pediatric, perinatal, child respiratory care)

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766813731
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/14/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.19(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Contributing Authors
Unit 1Development and Care of the Fetus: Conception to Birth1
Ch. 1Embryological Development of the Cardiopulmonary System3
Ch. 2Assessment of Fetal Growth and Development30
Ch. 3Labor, Delivery, and Physiological Changes After Birth53
Unit 2Care of the Neonatal and Pediatric Patient75
Ch. 4Techniques of Resuscitation and Stabilization77
Ch. 5Assessment of the Neonatal and Pediatric Patient111
Ch. 6Respiratory Care Procedures147
Ch. 7General Considerations of Continuing Care188
Ch. 8Pharmacology in Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care222
Ch. 9Assessment of Oxygenation and Ventilation259
Unit 3Causes and Care of Illness in Perinatal and Pediatric Patients291
Ch. 10Perinatal Lung Disease and Other Problems of Prematurity293
Ch. 11Causes of Persistent Perinatal Illness335
Ch. 12Pediatric Diseases Requiring Respiratory Care362
Ch. 13Interpretation of Chest X-Rays408
Unit 4Management of Ventilation and Oxygenation445
Ch. 14Concepts of Mechanical Ventilation447
Ch. 15Management of the Patient-Ventilator System474
Ch. 16Common Ventilators and Monitors512
Ch. 17Special Procedures and Ventilatory Techniques557
Unit 5Transport, Home Care, and Care of the Parents577
Ch. 18Perinatal Transport579
Ch. 19Home Care598
Ch. 20Care of the Parents622
Ch. 21Clinical Case Studies635
App. A657
App. B741
App. C784
App. D785
App. E786
App. F787
App. G788
App. H789
App. I790
Glossary791
Index805

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Comprehensive Perinatal & Pediatric Respiratory Care 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A good read for the respiratorty stundent but the chapter questions are not as clear cut as i would like plus there is not answer key to check and make sure you have the right answers.