- Glenda Esmond, RGN, MSc, PGEd, BSc (Hons), Respiratory Nurse Consultant, Edgware Community Service (Therapies Centre), UK
A comprehensive, patient-centered textbook of respiratory care covering the full range of patients' needs/problems and related nursing responsibilities for acute and chronic respiratory conditions in both primary and secondary health care sectors. This is a rapidly changing field in which nurses need to maintain their knowledge of developments in practice. Research/evidence-based but with a strong practical approach throughout.View full description
- Published: September 2001
- Imprint: BAILLIÈRE TINDALL
- ISBN: 978-0-7020-2427-6
Table of ContentsAnatomy and Physiology. Respiratory Assessment. Smoking and smoking cessation. Diagnostic investigations. Respiratory Medications. Living with Chronic Respiratory Illness and Breathlessness. Oxygen Therapy. Respiratory Support Techniques. Respiratory Infections. Nutrition. Pulmonary Rehabilitation. End-Stage Management of Respiratory Disease. Primary and Secondary Care Interface.