ISBN 9781401852238,Equipment Theory for Respiratory Care

Equipment Theory for Respiratory Care



Delmar Cengage Learning

Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9781401852238

ISBN-10 1401852238


Edition 4th
Number of Pages 736 Pages
Language (English)

Medical genetics

A revision of the third edition, this book is used in a required first semester course in Respiratory Therapy programs. It covers the practice of respiratory theory, including the administration of oxygen and oxygen mixtures by various devices and appliances; the application of mechanical ventilators to assist or control breathing; the maintenance of clear airways by humidification; the administration of drugs by inhalation; the assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation; the monitoring of heart and lung function of critically ill patients in the intensive care unit; and the education of patients in the rehabilitation clinic. New to this Edition: New equipment covered. New ECM ? PowerPoint, Image Library, electronic IML, CTB, and conversion grid from Mosby/Elsevier title to White Using universal algorithms and troubleshooting boxes instead of brand-specific ones New information on emerging roles and specialties for Respiratory Therapists Addition of AARC clinical practice guidelines in appendix