Respiratory Care Equipment / Edition 2

Respiratory Care Equipment / Edition 2

by Dean R. Hess, Robert L. Chatburn
     
 

Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of this bestseller presents essential guidance for using respiratory care equipment. The text's logical, clear presentation enhances understanding of complex subjects such as hyperbaric oxygenation, airway and suction equipment, blood gases, noninvasive monitoring, transport ventilators, home mechanical ventilation

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Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of this bestseller presents essential guidance for using respiratory care equipment. The text's logical, clear presentation enhances understanding of complex subjects such as hyperbaric oxygenation, airway and suction equipment, blood gases, noninvasive monitoring, transport ventilators, home mechanical ventilation, decontamination of respiratory care equipment, computers and respiratory equipment. New in this edition: Equipment for Sleep Diagnostics and Monitoring; Cardiovascular Monitoring; Ventilators for Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation; Equipment for Nonventilatory Support; and Comparing Medical Devices and Performing Equipment Evaluations; The latest Clinical Practice Guidelines; Increased Illustrations and Display Elements; Improved Pedagogy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781712002
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
754
Product dimensions:
10.88(w) x 8.38(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

1Physical Properties of Gases and Principles of Gas Movement1
2Compressed Gases: Manufacture, Storage, and Piping Systems16
3Gas Delivery Systems: Regulators, Flowmeters, and Therapy Devices48
4Clinical Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers and Related Respiratory Care Equipment73
5Humidification: Humidifiers and Nebulizers87
6Airway and Suction Equipment116
7Manual and Gas-Powered Resuscitators145
8Blood Gases: The Measurement of pH, PCO[subscript 2], PO[subscript 2], and Related Analytes160
9Noninvasive Respiratory Monitoring Equipment184
10Flow and Volume Measuring Devices217
11Airway Pressure Monitoring Devices236
12Devices for Chest Physiotherapy, Incentive Spirometry, and Intermittent Positive-Pressure Breathing245
13Classification of Mechanical Ventilators264
14Mechanical Ventilators294
15Transport Ventilators393
16Home Mechanical Ventilation Equipment425
17High-Frequency Ventilators458
18Spontaneous Breathing Systems: IMV and CPAP470
19Expiratory Pressure Valves479
20Decontamination of Respiratory Care Equipment: What Can Be Done, What Should Be Done489
21Computers and Respiratory Care Equipment501
22Approval and Surveillance of Medical Devices519
Glossary533
Index542

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