Respiratory Care Sciences: An Integrated Approach / Edition 4

Respiratory Care Sciences: An Integrated Approach / Edition 4

by William V Wojciechowski
     
 

The newest edition of this comprehensive text highlights the fundamental principles and concepts of basic science material pertinent to the clinical practice of respiratory therapy, and to various aspects of cardiopulmonary physiology, including chemistry, physics, mathematics, microbiology, and physiological chemistry. The text takes many basic science theories,… See more details below

Overview

The newest edition of this comprehensive text highlights the fundamental principles and concepts of basic science material pertinent to the clinical practice of respiratory therapy, and to various aspects of cardiopulmonary physiology, including chemistry, physics, mathematics, microbiology, and physiological chemistry. The text takes many basic science theories, laws, and tenets and applies them to real-life examples. Numerous examples and an appendix of step-by-step solutions and answers to over 500 practice problems are included to guide learners along the path to complete understanding. The text presents learners with multiple opportunities to work through formulas and mathematical problems they will encounter clinically. Quick reference formulas appear on the inside front and back covers directing readers to the specific page where the formula is discussed.
(RT, RTT, Respiratory Care, Respiratory Therapy, Resp. Care, Resp. Therapy, RC)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401864910
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/23/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
897,174
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author


William V. Wojciechowski, MS, RRT is an Associate Professor at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. He currently serves as Chairman of the Department of Cardiorespiratory Care.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Contributors
Ch. 1Mathematics1
Ch. 2Algebra89
Ch. 3Chemistry123
Ch. 4Physics189
Ch. 5Statistics323
Ch. 6Physiologic Chemistry387
Ch. 7Microbiology461
Appendices498
Appendix A - Solutions and Answers to Practice Problems498
Appendix B - Logarithm Tables567
Appendix C - Statistics Tables570
Glossary572
Index589

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