Respiratory Nursing: A Core Curriculum

Respiratory Nursing: A Core Curriculum

by Michele Geiger-Bronsky, Donna Wilson
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Springer Publishing Company
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Respiratory Nursing: A Core Curriculum

"By the 1990s, it became clear to many in the nursing community that certification for respiratory nursing practice was desirable, even necessary, but that this could not take place without a carefully designed CORE Curriculum. This book, nearly a decade in the making, sets out such a curriculum. Put together by an expert team of respiratory nurse practitioners, the book includes 42 chapters, each blindly peer reviewed by at least 3 people for clinical content and timeliness. The book will therefore be essential for all nurses seeking the expertise needed to care for persons with respiratory disease or compromised function. Respiratory Nursing should be read by all respiratory and intensive care specialists, related health care professionals, and teachers and students in graduate and undergraduate nursing programs."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826144447
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 06/16/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 680
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors     xi
Preface     xv
Acknowledgment     xvii
The Specialty of Respiratory Nursing
Evolution of Respiratory Health Care   Janet Larson   Suzanne C. Lareau     3
Opportunities for Promoting Respiratory Health Across Clinical Settings   Linda J. Schuyler     5
Respiratory Nursing Research: Highlights and Future Directions   Gerene S. Bauldoff   Leslie A. Hoffman     11
Basic Knowledge
Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System   Jacquenette Chambers-McBride   Rosalie O. Mainous     27
Pathophysiology   Janet Harris     51
Respiratory Assessment   Lynn F. Reinke     61
Pediatric Respiratory Assessment   Pamela K. DeWitt     71
Diagnostic Studies   Deb Siela     75
Provision of Patient Education   Susan Janson-Bjerklie     97
Nursing Concepts: Human Response to Respiratory Dysfunction
Dyspnea   Audrey G. Gift   Anita Jablonski     109
Impaired Sleep   Terri E. Weaver     123
Anxiety   Mary Jones Gant   Judith Brown Sanders     135
Depression   Mary Jones Gant   JudithBrown Sanders     141
Persistent Cough   Cindy Balkstra   Sandy Truesdell     151
Common Respiratory Diseases and Disorders
Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis   Mary Beth Parr     165
Asthma and Allergies   Barbara Velsor-Friedrich   Susan Janson-Bjerklie     175
Upper Respiratory Tract Infections   Marianne Kwiatkowski   Enid Silverman   Diane Dudas Sheenan     187
Cystic Fibrosis   Linda Tirabassi   Gwen McDonald     203
Bronchiectasis   Marilyn Borkgren   Cynthia Gronkiewicz     231
Interstitial Lung Disease   Kathleen O. Lindell     243
Pneumonias   Janet Harris     253
Lung Cancers   Karen Leaton   Donna J. Wilson     275
Pulmonary Thromboembolism   Christine Archer-Chico     291
Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea   Terri E. Weaver     311
Respiratory Muscle Weakness   Janet Crimlisk     317
Respiratory Failure   Irene Grossbach     353
Cor Pulmonale   Elizabeth Burlew     363
Pulmonary Complications of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)   Ann Peterson      379
Pulmonary Hypertension   Christine Archer-Chicko     393
Tobacco and Other Substance Abuse   Kathleen O. Lindell   Mary L. Wilby     417
Pediatric Specific Disorders
Newborn Respiratory Disorders   Rosalie O. Mainous     433
Bronchiolitis   Rebecca Tribby     447
Respiratory Syncytial Virus   Pamela K. DeWitt     453
Croup   Joyce J. LoChiatto   Mary Horn     459
Therapeutic Modalities
Respiratory Pharmacology   Christine V. Champagne   Richard Champagne     475
Mechanical Ventilation   Irene Grossbach     497
Tracheostomy   Jo Ann Frey     525
Lung Transplantation   Christine Archer-Chicko     537
Pulmonary Rehabilitation   Bonnie Fahy   Paula Meek   Jane Reardon     555
Self-Care Management Strategies   Cindy Kane     567
Quality of Life and Functional Ability Issues   Georgia L. Narsavage     575
Legal and Ethical Issues
Resource Utilization   Donna Smaha     589
Patient Advocacy   Anne H. Boyle   Dianne L. Locke     607
Ethical Dilemmas   Sue Galanes     615
End-of-Life Issues   Anne H. Boyle   Dianne L. Locke     621
Index     639

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