Respiratory Care Equipment / Edition 2

Respiratory Care Equipment / Edition 2

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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Respiratory Care Equipment / Edition 2

Anyone who plans to work with respiratory care equipment should own this handy guide! Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of this popular best seller presents the most essential information. The text's logical design and clear presentation enhance understanding of complex subjects like hyperbaric oxygenation, airway and suction equipment, blood gases, noninvasive monitoring, transport ventilators, home mechanical ventilation, decontamination of respiratory care equipment, computers and respiratory equipment. New in this edition: / Five new chapters on Equipment for Sleep Diagnostics and Monitoring; Cardiovascular Monitoring; Ventilators for Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation; Equipment for Nonventilatory Support; and Comparing Medical Devices and Performing Equipment Evaluations / The latest Clinical Practice Guidelines / Increased Illustrations and Display Elements / Refined Pedagogy, including Outlines, Objectives, Key Terms, and Glossary.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780781712002
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 12/28/1998
Edition description: REV
Pages: 754
Product dimensions: 10.88(w) x 8.38(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Physical Properties of Gases and Principles of Gas Movement,   1Chapter 2: Compressed Gases: Manufacture, Storage, and Piping Systems,   21
Chapter 3: Gas Delivvery Systems: Regulators, Flowmeters, and Therapy Devices,   55
Chapter 4: Clinical Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers and Related Respiratory Care Equipment,   87
Chapter 5: Humidification,   101
Chapter 6: Aerosolized Medication Delivery,   133
Chapter 7: Airway and Suction Equipment,   157
Chapter 8: Manual and Gas-Powered Resuscitators,   187
Chapter 9: Blood Gases: Measurement of pH,Pco2,P02, and Related Critical Care Analytes,   205
Chapter 10: Noninvasive Respiratory Monitoring Equipment,   247
Chapter 11: flow and Volume Measuring Devices,   283
Chapter 12: Bedside Monitoring of Respiratory Mechanics,   303
Chapter 13: Cardiovascular Monitoring,   325
Chapter 14: Chest Physiotherapy, Incentive Spirometry, Intermittent Positive-Pressure Breathing, Secretion Clearnace, and Inspiratory Muscle Training,   339
Chapter 15: Classification of Mechanical Ventilators,   359
Chapter 16: Mechanical Ventilators,   395
Chapter 17: Transport Ventilators,   527
Chapter 18: Home Mechanical Ventilation Equipment,   567
Chapter 19: Noninvasive Ventilation,   593
Chapter 20: High-Frequency Ventilators,   613
Chapter 21: Spontaneous Breathing Systems: IMV and CPAP,   631
Chapter 22: Expiratory Pressure Valves,   647
Chapter 23: Extracorporeal Life Support,   657
Chapter 24: Decontamination of Respiratory Care Equipment: What Can and Should Be Done,   667
Chapter 25: Information Management Systems,   677
Chapter 26: Approval and Surveillance of Medical Devices,   699
Chapter 27: Evaluating Medical Devices,   709
Chapter 28: Inhaled Nitric Oxide,   733

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