Respiratory Care Exam Review - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780323553681, 9780323609913

Respiratory Care Exam Review

5th Edition

Author: Gary Persing
eBook ISBN: 9780323609913
eBook ISBN: 9780323609906
Paperback ISBN: 9780323553681
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 5th December 2019
Page Count: 272

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Effectively earn a high score on the new 2020 NBRC credentialing examination with Respiratory Care Exam Review, 5th Edition. This new edition contains everything you need to review and prepare for the Therapist Multiple-Choice Examination and the advanced Clinical Simulations Exam that closely aligns with the NBRC’s new testing format. It includes over 800 questions (both multiple choice and open ended) within the text and online. Also on the accompanying Evolve website is both the Therapist Multiple-Choice Exam and twenty clinical simulations to provide additional practice and familiarize you with the computerized exam format.

Key Features

  • 2020 NBRC Detailed Content Outline and examination matrix are reflected in the updated text so you know exactly what to expect on the exams.
  • Comprehensive, yet concise approach utilizes a simple, straightforward outline format that is easy to follow.
  • Pre-tests of several multiple-choice questions are formatted like those found on the NBRC TMC and begin each chapter.
  • Open-ended post-chapter study questions help reinforce information.
  • Practice exam mirroring the new TMC is included at the back of the book with the answer key and rationales on Evolve.
  • Clinical Simulations on Evolve reflect the new quantity of simulations (20) and the newly revised length of these sims on the actual 2020 Clinical Simulation Exam (CSE).
  • Practice Exams on Evolve are available in both study (untimed) and exam (timed) modes to provide an additional opportunity to practice and experience the actual NBRC testing environment in a computerized format.

Table of Contents

  1. Oxygen and Medical Gas Therapy
    2. Humidity and Aerosol
    3. Assessment of the Cardiopulmonary Patient
    4. Management of the Airway
    5. Special Respiratory Care Procedures
    6. Manual Resuscitation Techniques/Emergency Respiratory Care
    7. Hyperinflation Therapy
    8. Bronchopulmonary Hygiene Techniques
    9. Cardiac Monitoring
    10. Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation
    11. Ventilator Management
    12. Disorders of the Respiratory System
    13. Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care
    14. Respiratory Medications
    15. Respiratory Home Care
    16. Pulmonary Function Testing
    17. Equipment Decontamination and Infection Control


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About the Author

Gary Persing

Gary Persing, BS, RRT

Program Director, Respiratoy Care

Tulsa Community College

Tulsa OK

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Affiliations and Expertise

Program Director, Respiratory Therapy Program, Tulsa Community College, Tulsa, OK