Key Features

  • Matching, labeling, short answer, crosswords, calculations, and case study exercises reinforce the most clinically relevant information in the textbook. The wide variety of exercises gives you several ways to assess your knowledge and identify the areas where more practice is needed.
  • Critical thinking questions help you apply and analyze content learned from the text.
  • NBRC-style questions prepare you for what you will encounter when taking the NBRC credentialing exam.
  • Learning objectives reflect the same objectives from the textbook and reinforce the basic concepts to be learned from each chapter.

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

Details

No. of pages:
208
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323292108
Print ISBN:
9780323096225