Mosby's Respiratory Care Equipment / Edition 8

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Stay ahead of the curve with the most clinically relevant equipment text on the market, now updated with the latest equipment and most in-depth information. You'll appreciate the thorough and systematic coverage of equipment used by respiratory therapists in all areas of practice including neonates and pediatrics, cardiovascular diagnostics, and the growing field of sleep medicine.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323051767
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 2/17/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 856
  • Sales rank: 957,152
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Basic Physics for the Respiratory Therapist J. M. Cairo Cairo, J. M. 1

2 Manufacture, Storage, and Transport of Medical Gases J. M. Cairo Cairo, J. M. 26

3 Administering Medical Gases: Regulators, Flowmeters, and Controlling Devices J. M. Cairo Cairo, J. M. 59

4 Humidity and Aerosol Therapy James Fink Fink, James 88

5 Principles of Infection Control J. M. Cairo Cairo, J. M. 144

6 Airway Management Devices Ashley Shilling Shilling, Ashley Charles G. Durbin, Jr. Durbin, Charles G., Jr. 168

7 Lung Expansion Devices J. M. Cairo Cairo, J. M. 213

8 Assessment of Pulmonary Function J. M. Cairo Cairo, J. M. 242

9 Assessment of Cardiovascular Function J. M. Cairo Cairo, J. M. 284

10 Blood Gas Monitoring J. M. Cairo Cairo, J. M. 318

11 Introduction to Ventilators Susan P. Pilbeam Pilbeam, Susan P. 345

12 Mechanical Ventilators: General Use Devices Susan P. Pilbeam Pilbeam, Susan P. Cardinal Health Ventilators Drager Ventilators Hamilton Ventilators Melissa Turner Maquet Ventilators Newport Ventilators Puritan Bennett Ventilators Respironics Ventilators 409

13 Infant and Pediatric Ventilators Kenneth F. Watson Watson, Kenneth F. 645

14 Transport, Home-Care, and Alternative Ventilatory Devices Steven E. Sittig Sittig, Steven E. 703

15 Sleep Diagnostics J. M. Cairo Cairo, J. M. 779

Glossary 795

Index 819

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