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Equipment Theory for Respiratory Care / Edition 3

Equipment Theory for Respiratory Care / Edition 3

by Gary C. White


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Equipment Theory for Respiratory Care / Edition 3

This introductory book introduces the reader to the assembly and care of respiratory care equipment. In addition, it emphasizes techniques for troubleshooting problems.
(respiratory therapy, RT, RTT, Resp. Care, assembly, troubleshooting, ventilators, respiratory care)
Instructor's Guide ISBN: 0-7668-0461-5
Workbook ISBN: 0-7668-0462-3

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766804623
Publisher: Cengage Delmar Learning
Publication date: 01/28/1999
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 201

About the Author

Gary White is the Director of Clinical Education at Spokane Community College in Spokane Washington.

Table of Contents

List of Equipment. Preface to the third edition. Acknowledgments. OXYGEN AND MIXED - GAS THERAPY EQUIPMENT: Physics of the Principles. Medical Gas Supply Equipment. Medical Gas Therapy Equipment. HUMIDITY AND AEROSOL THERAPY EQUIPMENT: Physics of Humidity and Aerosol Therapy. Humidity Therapy Equipment. Aerosol Therapy Equipment. HYPERINFLATION THERAPY EQUIPMENT: Physics of Hyperinflation Therapy Equipment. Incentive Spirometry Equipment. Positive-Expiratory-Pressure and Flutter Valve Therapy Equipment. Intermittent Positive Pressure Breathing (IPPB) Equipment. Percussionaire Corporation IPV Ventilators. Percussors Used for Chest Physiotherapy. EMERGENCY RESUSCITATION EQUIPMENT: Physics of the Principles. Artificial Airways. Manual Resuscitators. Secretion Evacuation Devices. PHYSIOLOGICAL MEASUREMENT AND MONITORING DEVICES: Pulmonary Measurement Devices. Oxygen Analyzers. Blood Gas Electrodes. Transcutaneous Electrodes. Oxygen Saturation Measurement. End Tidal Co2 Monitoring. MECHANICAL VENTILATOR THEORY AND CLASSIFICATION: Physics of Mechanical Ventilators. Ventilator Classification. ADULT ACUTE CARE VENTILATORS: VENTILATORS HAVING VOLUME AS A CONTROL VARIABLE: The Control Variable. ADULT ACUTE CARE VENTILATORS: VENTILATORS HAVING FLOW AND PRESSURE CONTROL VARIABLES: The Control Variable. PEDIATRIC AND NEONATAL VENTILATORS: The Control Variable. HOMECARE AND TRANSPORT VENTILATORS: Homecare Ventilators. Noncontinuous Ventilatory Augmentation. Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure Systems. Transport Ventilators. HIGH-FREQUENCY MECHANICAL VENTILATION: Types of High-Frequency Ventilators. Gas Exchange in the Lungs during High FrequencyVentilation. Clinical Application of High-Frequency Ventilation. Representative High-Frequency Ventilators. APPENDIX A: Answer Keys to Self-Assessment Questions. Glossary. Index.

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