Clinical Manifestations And Assessment Of Respiratory Disease

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byTerry Des Jardins, George G. BurtonEditorTerry Des Jardins

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Get a deeper understanding of respiratory disease withClinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease, 7th Edition . This popular, full-color text provides all the necessary tools you need to learn how to gather clinical data, formulate assessments, make objective evaluations, identify desired outcomes, design a safe and effective treatment plan, and document all the steps involved. Using easy-to-follow language and relevant clinical scenarios, this text gives readers a firm understanding of why certain treatment modalities are applied. And with a new chapter on respiratory failure and mechanical ventilation protocol, new information on electronic charting, and numerous updates in treatment and assessment added to nearly all the chapters, this new edition ensures you will be well-versed in all of the new issues affecting respiratory therapy.

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Get a deeper understanding of respiratory disease withClinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease, 7th Edition . This popular, full-color text provides all the necessary tools you need to learn how to gather clinical data, formulate assessments, make objective evaluations, identify desired outcomes, design a safe and ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:648 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:March 10, 2015Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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PART I: ASSESSMENT OF RESPIRATORY DISEASE Section I: Clinical Data Obtained at the Patient's Bedside 1. The Patient Interview 2. The Physical Examination and Its Basis in Physiology Section II: Clinical Data Obtained from Laboratory Tests and Special Procedures 3. Pulmonary Function Study Assessments 4. Arterial Blood Gas Assessments 5. Oxygenation Assessments 6. Cardiovascular System Assessments 7. Radiologic Examination of the Chest 8. Other Important Tests and Procedures Section III: The Therapist-Driven Protocol Program The Essentials 9. The Therapist-Driven Protocol Program and the Role of the Respiratory Care Practitioner 10. Respiratory Failure and the Mechanical Ventilation ProtocolNEW! 11. Recording Skills: The Basis for Data Collection, Organization, AssessmentPART II: OBSTRUCTIVE AIRWAY DISEASES 12. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema 13. Asthma 14. Bronchiectasis 15. Cystic FibrosisPART III: INFECTIOUS PULMONARY DISEASES 16. Pneumonia 17. Lung Abscess 18. Tuberculosis 19. Fungal Diseases of the LungPART IV: PULMONARY VASCULAR DISEASES 20. Pulmonary Edema 21. Pulmonary Embolism and InfarctionPART V: CHEST AND PLEURAL TRAUMA 22. Flail Chest 23. PneumothoraxPART VI: DISORDERS OF THE PLEURA AND OF THE CHEST WALL 24. Pleural Effusion and Empyema 25. KyphoscoliosisPART VII: ENVIRONMENTAL LUNG DISEASES 26. Interstitial Lung Diseases (ILD)PART VIII: NEOPLASTIC DISEASE 27. Cancer of the LungPART IX: DIFFUSE ALVEOLAR DISEASE 28. Acute Respiratory Distress SyndromePART X: NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS AND SLEEP APNEA 29. Guillain-Barré Syndrome 30. Myasthenia Gravis 31. Sleep ApneaPART XI: NEWBORN AND EARLY CHILDHOOD RESPIRATORY DISORDERS 32. Newborn and Early Childhood Respiratory Disorders and Treatment Protocols 33. Meconium Aspiration Syndrome 34. Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn 35. Respiratory Distress Syndrome 36. Pulmonary Air Leak Syndromes 37. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (Bronchiolitis or Pneumonitis) 38. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia 39. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia 40. Congenital Heart Disease 41. Croup Syndrome: Laryngotracheobronchitis and Acute EpiglottitisPART XII: OTHER IMPORTANT TOPICS 42. Near Drowning 43. Smoke Inhalation and Thermal Injuries 44. Postoperative AtelectasisAppendix I Symbols and Abbreviations Commonly Used in Respiratory PhysiologyAppendix II Agents Used to Treat Bronchospasm and Airway InflammationAppendix III AntibioticsAppendix IV Antifungal AgentsAppendix V Mucolytic and Expectorant AgentsAppendix VI Positive Inotropes and VasopressorsAppendix VII Diuretic AgentsAppendix VIII The Ideal Alveolar Gas EquationAppendix IX Physiologic Dead Space CalculationAppendix X Units of MeasureAppendix XI Poiseuille's LawAppendix XII PCO2/HCO3_/pH NomogramAppendix XIII Calculated Hemodynamic MeasurementsAppendix XIV DuBois Body Surface Area ChartAppendix XV Cardiopulmonary ProfileGlossary