Workbook for Mosby's Respiratory Care Equipment

By

  • J. Cairo, PhD, RRT, FAARC, Dean of the School of Allied Health Professions, Professor of Cardiopulmonary Science, Physiology, and Anesthesiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA

Prepare yourself for success in the classroom and the clinical setting with the Workbook for Mosby’s Respiratory Care Equipment, 9th Edition. This versatile workbook is specifically designed to clearly and concisely reinforce the most clinically relevant information presented in the text. Featuring a wide variety of exercises ranging from crosswords and case studies to NBRC-style multiple-choice questions, this workbook will provide focus and improve your study time.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2013
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09622-5


Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION to BASIC RESPIRATORY SCIENCE

Chapter 1: Basic Physics for the Respiratory Therapist

Chapter 2: Principles of Infection Control

II. MEDICAL GASES

Chapter 3: Manufacture, Storage, and Transport of Medical Gases

Chapter 4: Administering Medical Gases: Regulators, Flowmeters, and Controlling Devices

III. AIRWAY MANAGEMENT

Chapter 5: Airway Management Devices and ACLS

Chapter 6: Humidity and Aerosol Therapy

Chapter 7: Lung Expansion Therapy Devices

IV. ASSESSMENT

Chapter 8: Assessment of Pulmonary Function

Chapter 9: Assessment of Cardiovascular Function

Chapter 10: Blood Gas Monitoring

Chapter 11: Sleep Diagnostics

V.CRITICAL CARE AND EXTENDED CARE DEVICES

Chapter 12: Introduction to Ventilators

Chapter 13: Mechanical Ventilators: General-Use Devices

Chapter 14: Infant/Pediatric Ventilators

Chapter 15: Home-Care, Transport Devices, Alternative Devices

Chapter 16: Simulation Equipment