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A Comprehensive Review in Respiratory Care

A Comprehensive Review in Respiratory Care

Author: Vijay M. Deshpande

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: UOM:39015012586361

Category: Medical

Page: 398

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PLEASE PROVIDE COURSE INFORMATIONThis review manual outlines key content areas included in the national NBRC exams. Written in an outline format, it can be used as a review for students preparing for the exams, or for those who wish to review and update their knowledge of respiratory care. A good supplement to many texts currently used in respiratory therapy programs.

Progress in Domiciliary Respiratory Care

Progress in Domiciliary Respiratory Care

Author: Shirō Kira

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology

ISBN: UOM:39015017427173

Category: Medical

Page: 380

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In this volume, international contributors report on home oxygen therapy (HOT) and the latest developments in the field. The book examines the availability of, and reponse to, HOT in each participating country, reflecting differences in national characteristics and in the disease mechanisms.

Rau's Respiratory Care Pharmacology - E-Book

Rau's Respiratory Care Pharmacology - E-Book

Author: Douglas S. Gardenhire

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323299725

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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Take the easiest path to respiratory pharmacology mastery with Rau’s Respiratory Care Pharmacology, 9th Edition. With broken-down terminology, relatable explanations, and reader-friendly writing, Rau simplifies the process of learning pharmacology material like never before to prepare you for success on your exams and in professional practice! This new edition includes the most recent advances related to apneic and asthmatic pharmacology, twice the number of clinical scenarios, more drug formulation tables, and a new mobile app for interactive drug flashcards. Enhanced readability helps readers more easily understand difficult material. Full-color design makes the text more reader-friendly and helps the learner to identify relevant details within an illustration. Learning objectives parallel the levels tested by the NBRC exams to help readers identify important information that goes beyond memorization and recall. Key terms with definitions provide easy access to the pharmacologic vocabulary readers should embrace. Key points in each chapter highlight important concepts in the lesson. Self-assessment questions offer readers the opportunity to test themselves on content learned with thought-provoking questions that require short answers. Clinical scenarios with follow-up SOAP assessment help readers assess their comprehension of the material. Glossary of all key terms in the text aids readers in understanding the terminology associated with respiratory care pharmacology. Appendices on common units, systems of measurement, and acceptable mixtures provides references to need-to-know information such as abbreviations, conversion charts for temperatures, liquid metric and solids, and a simple drug compatibility chart for drug mixtures. Alphabetical drug index offers a direct index to look up information based on drug name. NEW! Recent advances related to apneic and asthmatic pharmacology familiarize readers with current information. NEW! Twice the number of clinical scenarios engages the reader and helps them apply what they have learned. NEW! Mobile app for interactive drug flashcards provides a more technology-savvy, portable approach to the study and review of respiratory pharmacology. NEW! More drug formulation tables that include drug categories, brand names, and dosages provide a go to reference for better consistency and readability.

Workbook for Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care

Workbook for Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care

Author: Robert M. Kacmarek

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323082020

Category: Medical

Page: 551

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What do I need to know? Why do I need to know it? And how will I use it? Focusing on the most important concepts in the Egan's 10th Edition text, this workbook helps you answer these questions and develop a deeper understanding of respiratory care through real-life examples, key points, and a wide range of activities. Chapter-specific exercises offer various activities, such as exercises on ethics, equipment, and mathematics. Word Wizard tests your knowledge of key terms. Meet the Objectives gives you a way to assess your learning. Key Points identify key concepts from the chapter. Case studies help you practice critical thinking. Food for Thought offers thought-provoking tips and questions. Information Age highlights all the resources available to you on the web.A Picture is Worth (including Pneumo-nuggets) features a mixture of labeling exercises and "nuggets" of information in the form of tips or questions. Updated content reflects the changes in the 10th edition of the text. 20% more NBRC-style questions help you pass the NBRC examination.More critical-thinking/essay questions allow you to apply your learning.

Respiratory Care Made Incredibly Easy!

Respiratory Care Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1582553351

Category: Medical

Page: 366

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Respiratory Care Made Incredibly Easy! is a handy reference book in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style—perfect for those entering or needing a refresher in respiratory nursing care. Respiratory care is a demanding and complex area of nursing practice, because adequate respiratory functioning is essential to life. This book covers respiratory assessment techniques, diagnostic testing, airway maintenance, oxygen delivery, chest drainage, suctioning, ventilatory support, care of the patient receiving ECMO, ETCO2 monitoring, and preoperative and postoperative care for patients after a thoracotomy or a lung transplant.

Wilkins' Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care - E-Book

Wilkins' Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care - E-Book

Author: Al Heuer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323511667

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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Wilkin’s Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care, 8th Edition, is the world-leading respiratory care text devoted exclusively to patient assessment. This comprehensive book prepares you to assist physicians in the decision-making process regarding treatment, evaluation of the treatment’s effectiveness, and determining if changes in the treatment need to be made. Written by Dr. Albert Heuer, and Dr. Craig Scanlan, it emphasizes learning objectives through well-organized need-to-know information and tips. Plus, this streamlined edition helps you focus on key content and prepare for the CRT credentialing exam by aligning material within the book to the NBRC exam matrices. Case studies offer real-life clinical scenarios challenging you to interpret data and make accurate patient assessments. Questions to Ask boxes identify what practitioners should ask patients (i.e., coughing, sputum, shortness of breath) or questions to ask themselves on various subjects (i.e., lung sounds they are hearing, blood pressure, respiratory rate) in order to provide effective patient care. Learning objectives, chapter outlines, chapter overviews, and key terms lists in each chapter, help you focus on key content. Key Point summaries emphasize the learning objectives and provide an overview of important material. Simply Stated boxes highlight and promote understanding of important concepts. A comprehensive approach provides you with the important information you need to know in order to effectively assess patients. NEW! Thoroughly updated content reflects the most recent changes to the NBRC exam. NEW! Inclusion of the latest technological advancements relates to the assessment of critical care and non-critical care patients. NEW! Full-color design enhances learning and understanding by making key concepts easy to find.

Foundations in Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care

Foundations in Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care

Author: Teresa A. Volsko

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9781449652708

Category: Medical

Page: 648

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Comprehensive, yet student-friendly, Foundations in Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care provides an accurate and easy to understand account of the field. Following the NBRC matrix, this text is a useful tool for students preparing for the certification exam. The authors have included learning objectives and discussion questions in the NBRC testing format for each chapter that will help students grasp key material and prepare for future study.

Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology - E-Book

Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology - E-Book

Author: Will Beachey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323511063

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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Prepare to think critically, take a more clinical perspective, and connect theory with practice! Written specifically for respiratory care students in an easy-to-understand format, Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology: Foundations for Clinical Practice, 4th Edition details applied respiratory and cardiovascular physiology and how anatomy relates to physiological functions. Content spans the areas of detailed anatomy and physiology of the pulmonary, cardiovascular, and renal systems, and covers the physiological principles underlying common therapeutic, diagnostic, and monitoring therapies and procedures. Thoroughly updated to reflect changes in the NBRC exam, this comprehensive, clinically relevant text features open-ended concept questions that help you learn how to think like the expert you aim to become. Chapter outlines, chapter objectives, key terms, and a bulleted points to remember feature highlight important concepts and make content more accessible. Open-ended concept questions require reasoned responses based on thorough comprehension of the text, fostering critical thinking and discussion. Clinical Focus boxes throughout the text place key subject matter in a clinical context to help you connect theory with practice by understanding how physiology guides clinical decision-making in the real world. Appendixes contain helpful tables, formulas and definitions of terms and symbols. Evolve resources include a 600-question test bank in NBRC-style, PowerPoint presentations with ARS questions, an image collection, and an answer key to concept questions. UPDATED! Thoroughly updated content reflects changes in the NBRC exam. NEW and UPDATED! New images enhance understanding of key concepts.

Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care

Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care

Author: Julianne Perretta

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 9780803641082

Category: Medical

Page: 608

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Confidently meet the challenges you’ll face in clinical and practice! Gain a solid understanding of neonatal and pediatric diseases you explore real-world patient experiences with this unique resource. Inside, you’ll find everything you need to know about perinatal lung diseases • common neonatal complications • congenital diseases • pediatric pulmonary and upper airway diseases • and neuromuscular disorders. A streamlined presentation helps you easily grasp the background, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, management and treatment, and the course and prognosis of each disease. In every chapter, unfolding case studies with full-color illustrations and photographs enhance your critical-thinking skills, making it easy to connect theory with practice. Plus, multiple-choice review questions help you assess your progress. Explore MORE online at DavisPlus! Access your complete text online with the Davis Digital Version and gain additional practice with Student Questions and Interactive Case Studies. Redeem the Plus Code, inside new, printed texts, to access these DavisPlus Student Resources.