Mosby's Respiratory Care Equipment

Paperback | July 29, 2013

byJ. M. CairoEditorJ. M. Cairo

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A comprehensive overview of the equipment and techniques used by respiratory therapists to treat cardiopulmonary dysfunction,Mosby's Respiratory CareEquipment, 9thedition 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.

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A comprehensive overview of the equipment and techniques used by respiratory therapists to treat cardiopulmonary dysfunction,Mosby's Respiratory CareEquipment, 9thedition 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 ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:672 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:July 29, 2013Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323096212

ISBN - 13:9780323096218

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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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