Respiratory Care Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 1

Respiratory Care Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 1

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Springhouse Publishing Company Staff
     
 

ISBN-10: 1582553351

ISBN-13: 9781582553351

Pub. Date: 04/01/2004

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Respiratory Care Made Incredibly Easy! is a handy reference book in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style—perfect for those entering or needing a refresher in respiratory nursing care. Respiratory care is a demanding and complex area of nursing practice, because adequate respiratory functioning is essential to life. This book covers

Overview

Respiratory Care Made Incredibly Easy! is a handy reference book in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style—perfect for those entering or needing a refresher in respiratory nursing care. Respiratory care is a demanding and complex area of nursing practice, because adequate respiratory functioning is essential to life. This book covers respiratory assessment techniques, diagnostic testing, airway maintenance, oxygen delivery, chest drainage, suctioning, ventilatory support, care of the patient receiving ECMO, ETCO2 monitoring, and preoperative and postoperative care for patients after a thoracotomy or a lung transplant.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582553351
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Series:
Incredibly Easy! Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
287,172
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Anatomy and physiology

Chapter 2: Assessment

Chapter 3: Diagnostic procedures

Chapter 4: Treatments

Chapter 5: Infection and inflammation

Chapter 6: Obstructive disorders

Chapter 7: Restrictive disorders

Chapter 8: Vascular lung disorders

Chapter 9: Traumatic injuries

Chapter 10: Neoplastic disorders

Chapter 11: Respiratory emergencies

Appendices:

  • Key respiratory laboratory results
  • Glossary
  • Selected references

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