Mosby's PDQ for Respiratory Care - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323068864, 9780323075381

Mosby's PDQ for Respiratory Care

2nd Edition

Authors: Helen Corning
eBook ISBN: 9780323075381
eBook ISBN: 9780323168663
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 2nd September 2009
Page Count: 248

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Find critical respiratory care information fast! Comprehensive and precise, this portable guide provides rapid access to vital respiratory procedures, facts, and formulas with an emphasis on critical care. It fits easily into your pocket, and the spiral binding allows it to lie flat on any given page. Whether you use it as a clinical resource, a study tool, or a quick refresher, this full-color resource offers quick access to just the right amount of practical, must-know information – essential for boosting your confidence at the point of care.

Key Features

  • A quick-reference format provides all of the key information you need with fast-access to respiratory care guidelines, including assessment, arterial blood gases, EKGs, medications, and PFTs. You’ll also find essential information on pulmonary diseases, equipment disinfection, and neonatal and pediatric care.
  • Waterproof and stain-resistant pages keep your PDQ reference guide performing like new in any clinical setting.
  • Color coded tabs feature a table of contents with page references, making it easy to quickly locate key information within each section.
  • Full color design includes illustrations and clarifies important facts to help you easily find what you need.
  • Commonly used and updated clinical information, including tables, formulas, equations, algorithms, and lab values – all necessary to deliver safe and efficient care.

Table of Contents

  1. Abbreviations

    2. Pulmonary Assessment

    3. Pulmonary Diseases

    4. Microbes, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Equipment Disinfection

    5. Medications

    6. Therapeutic Modalities

    7. ABGs, Labs, Hemodynamics

    8. PFTs and X-rays

    9. EKGs

    10. Chest Tubes and Bronchoscopy

    11. Ventilators, CPAP, and BiPAP

    12. Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care

    13. BLS and ACLS

    14. Formulas and Facts




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About the Author

Helen Corning

Affiliations and Expertise

Respiratory Therapist, Mayo Clinic – St. Luke’s Hospital, Jacksonville, FL, USA