Respiratory Care Calculations / Edition 3

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Overview

RESPIRATORY CARE CALCULATIONS, Third Edition covers all of the essential calculations in the practice of respiratory therapy in an easy-to-read, clear, and logical format. A review of basic math functions ensures that readers have the foundational skills needed to successfully compute calculations. The book uses a step-by-step approach to calculations to help readers easily complete respiratory calculations and avoid common mistakes. Filled with updated examples, self-assessments, practice exercises, and pertinent clinical notes, the book ensures that readers will be able to independently compute calculations and understand and interpret answers, charts, and graphs that are generated in clinical settings.

The book contains no figures.

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Editorial Reviews

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"The material is current and sound. This text is very relevant to many courses as calculations are a component of a vast number of topics in respiratory care. We chose this text due to its clarity and breadth of topics."Beth A. Zickefoose, BS, RRT-NPS, RPFT, Professor/Director of Clinical Education Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH

"The current presentation of the topics makes it extremely easy for students to find information on whatever calculation is being studied."Lori Johnston, M.Ed., RRT, Director of Respiratory Care/ Carrington College, Las Vegas, NV

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111307349
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 9/23/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

David W. Chang, EdD, RRT-NPS is Professor of Cardio respiratory Care at the University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama.

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Table of Contents

1. Review the Basic Math Functions. 2. Respiratory Care Calculations. 3. Ventilator Waveforms. 4. Basic Statistics and Educational Calculations. 5. Answer Key to Self-Assessment Questions. 6. Symbols and Abbreviations. 7. Units of Measurement. Appendices. Bibliography Index by Alphabetical Listing Index by Subject Area

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