Mosby's Respiratory Care Equipment - 9th Edition - ISBN: 9780323096218, 9780323096232

Mosby's Respiratory Care Equipment

9th Edition

Authors: J. Cairo
eBook ISBN: 9780323096232
eBook ISBN: 9780323277037
Paperback ISBN: 9780323096218
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 29th July 2013
Page Count: 672
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Description

A comprehensive overview of the equipment and techniques used by respiratory therapists to treat cardiopulmonary dysfunction, Mosby’s Respiratory Care Equipment, 9th edition provides a "how-to" approach that moves beyond technical descriptions of machinery. Learn to identify equipment, understand how it works, and apply your knowledge to clinical practice. The 9th edition includes streamlined information on the latest ventilators, a new chapter on simulation learning devices, and additional, easy-to-access content on the Evolve site.

Key Features

  • Unique! List of Ventilators organized by application area and manufacturer make review and research quick and easy.
  • Unique! Clinical Approach provides you with a "how-to" approach to identifying equipment, understanding how it works, and applying the information in clinical practice.
  • Excerpts of Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) give you important information regarding indications/contraindications, hazards and complications, assessment of need, assessment of outcome, and monitoring.
  • Unique! Sleep Diagnostics chapter discusses sleep and the impact of sleep disorders on cardiopulmonary function.
  • Unique! Infection Control chapter provides a review of this critical topic that RTs must understand to prevent health care-associated infections
  • Unique! Cardiovascular Diagnostics chapter provides a review in an area where RTs are treating an increasing number of cardiovascular cases.
  • NBRC-style Self-Assessment Questions at the end of every chapter prepares you for credentialing exams.
  • Unique! Clinical Scenario boxes (formerly Clinical Rounds) allow you to apply material learned to a clinical setting.
  • Unique! Historical Notes boxes present educational and/or clinically relevant and valuable historical information of respiratory care equipment.

Table of Contents

Module 1: INTRODUCTION to BASIC RESPIRATORY SCIENCE

  1. Basic Physics for the Respiratory Therapist
  2. Principles of Infection Control
  3. Module 2: MEDICAL GASES

  4. Manufacture, Storage, and Transport of Medical Gases
  5. Administering Medical Gases: Regulators, Flowmeters, and Controlling Devices
  6. Module 3: AIRWAY MANAGEMENT

  7. Airway Management Devices and ACLS
  8. Humidity and Aerosol Therapy
  9. Lung Expansion Therapy Devices
  10. Module 4: ASSESSMENT

  11. Assessment of Pulmonary Function
  12. Assessment of Cardiovascular Function
  13. Blood Gas Monitoring
  14. Sleep Diagnostics
  15. Module 5: CRITICAL CARE AND EXTENDED CARE DEVICES

  16. Introduction to Ventilators
  17. Mechanical Ventilators: General-Use Devices
  18. Infant/Pediatric Ventilators
  19. Home-Care, Transport Devices, Alternative Devices

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Details

No. of pages:
672
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323096232
eBook ISBN:
9780323277037
Paperback ISBN:
9780323096218

About the Author

J. Cairo

Affiliations and Expertise

Dean of the School of Allied Health Professions, Professor of Cardiopulmonary Science, Physiology, and Anesthesiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA