Equipment Theory for Respiratory Care / Edition 2by Gary White
Pub. Date: 12/01/1995
Publisher: Cengage Learning
The fourth edition of Equipment Theory for Respiratory Care employs a comprehensive, competency-based approach to describe the equipment and latest technology used in the respiratory care setting. With an approachable style, the book covers the practice of respiratory theory, including the administration of oxygen and oxygen mixtures by various devices and appliances; the application of mechanical ventilators to assist or control breathing; the maintenance of clear airways by humidification; the education of patients in the rehabilitation clinic; and many other topics. Additionally, more universal algorithms, an expanded art program, and enhanced Clinical Corner problems round out this new edition.
Table of Contents
1. Medical Gas Supply Equipment. 2. Medical Gas Therapy Equipment. 3. Humidity and Aerosol Therapy Equipment. 4. Hyperinflation Therapy Equipment. 5. Airway Management Equipment. 6. Physiological Measurement and Monitoring Devices. 7. Mechanical Ventilator Theory and Classification. 8. Ventilators with Flow and Pressure Control Variables. 9. Pediatric and Neonatal Ventilators. 10. Non-Invasive, Homecare and Transport Ventilators. 11. High Frequency Mechanical Ventilators.
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