RN Expert Guides: Respiratory Care

RN Expert Guides: Respiratory Care

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

This quick-reference handbook presents the principles and practices of respiratory care in a clear, concise, easy-to-follow bulleted format enhanced by abundant illustrations and tables. Coverage begins with anatomy and physiology, assessment, diagnostic test results, and specific treatments. Subsequent chapters cover infection and inflammation, obstructive

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Overview

This quick-reference handbook presents the principles and practices of respiratory care in a clear, concise, easy-to-follow bulleted format enhanced by abundant illustrations and tables. Coverage begins with anatomy and physiology, assessment, diagnostic test results, and specific treatments. Subsequent chapters cover infection and inflammation, obstructive disorders, restrictive disorders, vascular lung disorders, traumatic injuries, neoplastic disorders, and emergencies and complications. Recurring icons include Red Flag, Age Pointer, Discharge Teaching, and Up Close. The book also includes an extensive list of important selected references.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582557076
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
07/01/2007
Series:
RN Expert Guide Series
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 7.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


  • Chapter 1-Anatomy and physiology
  • Chapter 2-Assessment
  • Chapter 3-Diagnostic tests and 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-Emergencies and complications
  • Selected references
  • English-Spanish respiratory assessment
  • Index

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