Respiratory Care Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 1

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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.

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781582553351
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 4/1/2004
  • Series: Incredibly Easy! Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 459,712

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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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2010

    a lot of nursing considerations.........

    this is a great book if you are a nurse or nursing student only.

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