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Clinical Manifestations & Assessment of Respiratory Disease

Learn to assess and treat respiratory care disorders! Now in full color, Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease, 6th Edition bridges normal physiology and pathophysiology to provide a solid foundation in recognizing and assessing conditions. Authors Terry Des Jardins and George G. Burton describe how to systematically gather clinical data, formulate an assessment, make an objective evaluation, identify the desired outcome, and design a safe and effective treatment plan, while documenting each step along the way. Unique coverage of Therapist-Driven Protocols (TDPs) prepares you to implement industry-approved standards of care.

Paperback, 592 Pages

Published: February 2010

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-05727-1

Contents

  • PART I: ASSESSMENT OF RESPIRATORY DISEASE

    Section I: Clinical Data Obtained at the Patient’s Bedside

    1. The Patient Interview
    2. The Physical Examination and Its Basis in Physiology
    3. Section II: Clinical Data Obtained from Laboratory Tests and Special Procedures

    4. Pulmonary Function Study Assessments
    5. Arterial Blood Gas Assessments
    6. Oxygenation Assessments
    7. Cardiovascular System Assessments
    8. Radiologic Examination of the Chest
    9. Other Important Tests and Procedures
    10. Section III: The Therapist-Driven Protocol Program - The Essentials

    11. The Therapist-Driven Protocol Program and the Role of the Respiratory Therapist
    12. Recording Skills: The Basis for Data Collection, Organization, Assessment Skills, and Treatment Plans
    13. PART II: OBSTRUCTIVE AIRWAY DISEASES

    14. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Chronic Bronchitis, and Emphysema
    15. Asthma
    16. Bronchiectasis
    17. Cystic Fibrosis
    18. PART III: INFECTIOUS PULMONARY DISEASES

    19. Pneumonia
    20. Lung Abscess
    21. Tuberculosis
    22. Fungal Diseases of the Lung
    23. PART IV: PULMONARY VASCULAR DISEASES

    24. Pulmonary Edema
    25. Pulmonary Embolism
    26. PART V: CHEST AND PLEURAL TRAUMA

    27. Flail Chest
    28. Pneumothorax
    29. PART VI: DISORDERS OF THE PLEURA AND OF THE CHEST WALL

    30. Pleural Diseases
    31. Kyphoscoliosis
    32. PART VII: ENVIRONMENTAL LUNG DISEASES

    33. Interstitial Lung Diseases
    34. PART VIII: NEOPLASTIC DISEASE

    35. Cancer of the Lung
    36. PART IX: DIFFUSE ALVEOLAR DISEASE

    37. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    38. PART X: NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS AND SLEEP APNEA

    39. Guillain-Barré Syndrome
    40. Myasthenia Gravis
    41. Sleep Apnea
    42. PART XI: NEWBORN AND EARLY CHILDHOOD RESPIRATORY DISORDERS

    43. Clinical Manifestations Common with Newborn and Early Childhood Respiratory Disorders
    44. Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
    45. Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn
    46. Idiopathic (Infant) Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    47. Pulmonary Air Leak Syndromes
    48. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (Bronchiolitis or Pneumonitis)
    49. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
    50. Diaphragmatic Hernia
    51. Croup Syndrome: Laryngotracheobronchitis and Acute Epiglottis
    52. PART XII: OTHER IMPORTANT TOPICS

    53. Near Drowning
    54. Smoke Inhalation and Thermal Injuries
    55. Postoperative Atelectasis

    References

    Appendices

    Glossary

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