Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease

Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease

9th Edition - February 1, 2023

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  • Authors: Terry Des Jardins, George Burton
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323871501

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A realistic look at treating respiratory diseases! Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease, 9th Edition gives you the fundamental knowledge and understanding required to successfully assess and treat patients with respiratory diseases. This foundation helps you learn how to systematically gather relevant clinical data; make an objective evaluation; identify the desired outcome and formulate an assessment; design a safe, appropriate, and effective treatment plan; and document all the steps involved. With this knowledge, you will understand the effectiveness of performing therapies and when to adjust therapy to a desired outcome.

Key Features

  • UNIQUE! Emphasis on clinical scenarios and critical thinking skills prepares you for real-world practice.
  • UNIQUE! Focus on assessment and Therapist Driven Protocols (TDPs).
  • UNIQUE! Overview boxes highlight the clinical manifestations for each disease.
  • Logically organized content is written at a user-friendly, approachable reading level for ease of use and understanding.
  • Case studies provide realistic examples of the respiratory therapy practitioner’s role in successful patient care.
  • End-of-chapter self-assessment questions and answer key are available on the companion Evolve website.

Table of Contents

  • PART 1: ASSESSMENT OF CARDIOPULMONARY DISEASE
    SECTION I: Bedside Diagnosis
    1. The Patient Interview
    2. The Physical Examination
    3. The Pathophysiologic Basis for Common Clinical Manifestations Observed During Inspection
    SECTION II: Clinical Data Obtained from Laboratory Tests and Special Procedures — Objective Findings
    4. Pulmonary Function Testing 
    5. Blood Gas Assessment
    6. Assessment of Oxygenation
    7. Assessment of the Cardiovascular System 
    8. Radiologic Examination of the Chest
    9. Other Important Tests and Procedures
    SECTION III: The Therapist-Driven Protocol Program — The Essentials
    10.  The Therapist-Driven Protocol Program
    11.  Respiratory Failure and Ventilatory Management Protocols
    12.  Recording Skills and Intra-Professional Communication
    PART II: OBSTRUCTIVE LUNG DISEASE
    13.  Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Bronchitis, and Emphysema   
    14.  Asthma
    15.  Cystic Fibrosis
    16.  Bronchiectasis
    PART III: LOSS OF ALVEOLAR VOLUME
    17.  Atelectasis
    PART IV: INFECTIOUS PULMONARY DISEASE
    18. Pneumonia, Lung Abscess Formation, and Important Fungal Diseases
    19. Tuberculosis
    PART V: PULMONARY VASCULAR DISEASE
    20.  Pulmonary Edema
    21.  Pulmonary Vascular Disease: Pulmonary Embolism and Pulmonary Hypertension 
    PART VI: CHEST AND PLEURAL TRAUMA
    22.  Flail Chest
    23.  Pneumothorax
    PART VII: DISORDERS OF THE PLEURA AND OF THE CHEST WALL
    24.  Pleural Effusion and Empyema
    25.  Kyphoscoliosis
    PART VIII: LUNG CANCER
    26. Cancer of the Lung
    PART IX: ENVIRONMENTAL LUNG DISEASES 
    27. Interstitial Lung Diseases
    PART X: DIFFUSE ALVEOLAR DISEASE 
    28. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    PART XI: NEURO-RESPIRATORY DISORDERS
    29.  Guillain-Barre Syndrome
    30.  Myasthenia Gravis
    31.  Cardiopulmonary Assessment and Care of Patients with Neuromuscular Disease
    PART XII: SLEEP-RELATED BREATHING DISORDERS
    32. Sleep Apnea
    PART XIII: NEWBORN AND EARLY CHILDHOOD CARDIOPULMONARY DISORDERS
    33. The Newborn Assessment and Management
    34. Pediatric Assessment and Management
    35. Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
    36. Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn
    37. Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    38. Pulmonary Air Leak Syndromes
    39. Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection (Bronchiolitis)
    40. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
    41. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
    42. Congenital Heart Diseases
    43. Croup and Croup-like Syndromes: Laryngotracheobronchitis, Bacterial Tracheitis, and Acute Epiglottitis
    PART XIV: OTHER IMPORTANT TOPICS
    44. Near Drowning/Wet Drowning
    45. Smoke Inhalation, Thermal Lung Injuries, and Carbon Monoxide Intoxication
    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 672
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Mosby 2023
  • Published: February 1, 2023
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323871501

About the Authors

Terry Des Jardins

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Professor Emeritus, Department of Respiratory Care, Parkland College, Champaign, Illinois.

George Burton

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Dean for Medical Affairs, Kettering College of Medical Arts, Kettering, Ohio; Clinical Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio.

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