Mechanical Ventilation

Author: Sindee Kalminson Karpel
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323032964
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In addition to the learning objectives, review questions, and case studies, this companion Workbook for Mechanical Ventilation now includes a Key Terms Crossword Puzzle, critical thinking questions, NBRC-style questions, and helpful Internet sites for each chapter. The learning objectives from the text are restated to reinforce the basic concepts that students should learn from each chapter. Review questions based on chapter learning assist in student interaction with the textbook. Case studies help students further apply core text information to real-life patient scenarios. NBRC-style questions serve as excellent chapter review tools and help students prepare for the real NBRC exams. Critical thinking questions help students apply and analyze the content they have learned in the text chapter. Key Terms Crossword Puzzles present a new and engaging way for students to learning and link key terms with their definitions. Helpful Internet sites in each chapter further enhance the learning of chapter content.

Pilbeam s Mechanical Ventilation

Author: J M Cairo
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032332102X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Learn everything you need to safely and compassionately care for patients requiring ventilator support with Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation: Physiological and Clinical Applications, 6th Edition. Known for its simple explanations and in-depth coverage of patient-ventilator management, this evidence-based text walks readers through the most fundamental and advanced concepts surrounding mechanical ventilation and guides them in properly applying these principles to patient care. This new edition features a completely revised chapter on ventilator graphics, additional case studies and clinical scenarios, plus all the reader-friendly features that promote critical thinking and clinical application — like key points, AARC clinical practice guidelines, and critical care concepts — that have helped make this text a household name among respiratory care professionals. UNIQUE! Chapter on ventilator associated pneumonia provides in-depth, comprehensive coverage of this challenging issue. Brief patient case studies list important assessment data and pose a critical thinking question to readers. Critical Care Concepts are presented in short questions to engage readers in applying knowledge to difficult concepts. Clinical scenarios cover patient presentation, assessment data, and treatment options to acquaint readers with different clinical situations. NBRC exam-style assessment questions at the end of each chapter offer practice for the certification exam. Key Point boxes highlight need-to-know information. Logical chapter sequence builds on previously learned concepts and information. Bulleted end-of-chapter summaries help readers to review and assess their comprehension. Excerpts of Clinical Practice Guidelines developed by the AARC (American Association for Respiratory Care) make it easy to access important information regarding indications/contraindications, hazards and complications, assessment of need, assessment of outcome, and monitoring. Chapter outlines show the big picture of each chapter's content. Glossary of mechanical ventilation terminology includes definitions to highlighted key terms in each chapter. NEW! Completely revised chapter on ventilator graphics offers a more practical explanation of ventilator graphics and what readers need to know when looking at abnormal graphics. NEW! Additional case studies and clinical scenarios cover real-life scenarios that highlight the current trends in pathologies in respiratory care.

Workbook for Pilbeam s Mechanical Ventilation

Author: Sandra T. Hinski
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323320988
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Corresponding to the chapters in Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation, 6th Edition, this workbook helps readers focus their study on the most important information and prepare for the NBRC certification exam. A wide range of exercises includes crossword puzzles, critical thinking questions, NBRC-style multiple-choice questions, case studies, waveform analysis, ventilation data analysis, and fill-in-the-blank and short-answer activities. Close correlation with the Pilbeam's main text supports learning from the textbook. Wide variety of learning exercises - including crossword puzzles, NBRC-style questions, case study exercises, waveform analysis, ventilation date analyses, and numerous question formats - helps readers assess their knowledge and practice areas of weakness. Critical Thinking questions ask readers to solve problems relating to real-life scenarios that may be encountered in practice. NEW! Answer key now appears at the end of the workbook NEW! Graphic exercises appendix from the text is now located in the workbook for convenient access.

Clinical Application of Mechanical Ventilation

Author: David Chang
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111539588
Format: PDF, Kindle
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CLINICAL APPLICATION OF MECHANCIAL VENTILATION, FOURTH EDITION integrates fundamental concepts of respiratory physiology with the day-to-day duties of a respiratory care professional. Utilizing the wide degree of topics covered, including airway management, understanding ventilator waveforms, and addressing critical care issues, students have the best resource available for understanding mechanical ventilation and its clinical application. Enhancing the learning experience are valuable illustrations of concepts and equipment, highlighted key points, and self-assesment questions in NRBC format with answers. Whether preparing for the national exam or double-checking a respiratory care calculation, this textbook provides the fundamental principles of respiratory care with the clinical guidance necessary for mechanical ventilation. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Comprehensive Respiratory Therapy Exam Preparation Guide

Author: Craig L. Scanlan
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284152782
Format: PDF, ePub
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Completely updated to reflect the 2015 NBRC TMC and CSE exams, Comprehensive Respiratory Therapy Exam Preparation Guide, Third Edition is an extensive study guide for respiratory therapy students and who are preparing to take the exam. This up-to-date, comprehensive resource provides a thorough overview of all content covered on the exam, while also providing students with test taking strategies and tips. Please note Navigate 2 Access is not included with the ebook option and can be purchased seperately. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Comprehensive Perinatal Pediatric Respiratory Care

Author: Kent Whitaker
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 130517738X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Learn the latest in respiratory care for newborns and children from COMPREHENSIVE PERINATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE, 4E. This newly updated book is clear, consistent, and easy for you to follow. Comprehensive coverage of fetal development of the cardiopulmonary system, is followed by respiratory care of neonatal and pediatric patients, and progresses into causes and care of respiratory illnesses. It provides discussion of the ventilation and oxygenation needs of neonatal and pediatric patients including information on both conventional and special techniques. Topics unique to this book, such as care of parents and home care, are discussed in detail. COMPREHENSIVE PERINATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE, 4E provides you with the theory and clinical expertise necessary to embark on your career and meet the challenges presented in a rapidly changing health care environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Clinical Manifestations Assessment of Respiratory Disease

Author: Terry Des Jardins
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323358977
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Get a deeper understanding of respiratory disease with Clinical 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. UNIQUE! Emphasis on clinical scenarios and critical thinking skills illustrates the causes of the clinical manifestations activated by specific respiratory disorders. UNIQUE! Focus on assessment and Therapist-Driven Protocols (TDPs) emphasizes industry-approved standards of care, providing readers with the knowledge and skills to implement these protocols into patient care. Case studies provide realistic examples of the respiratory therapist’s role in successful patient care and readers apply text information to clinical assessment and treatment. Self-assessment questions at the end of the text help readers personally assess their understanding of chapter material. Overview boxes summarize the clinical manifestations caused by the pathophysiologic mechanisms of each disorder. Student-friendly features reinforce learning with chapter outlines, objectives, key terms, and easy-to-follow language. NEW! New chapter on respiratory failure and mechanical ventilation protocol outlines the respiratory therapist’s role in regards to these protocols. NEW! New chapters on congenital diaphragmatic hernia and congenital heart disease NEW! Updated content on electronic charting offers the latest guidelines for collecting and recording respiratory assessments and treatment plans using an electronic health record. NEW! The most up-to-date content throughout ensures readers are well-versed in the latest assessment and treatment guidelines for various respiratory illnesses and injuries. NEW! Therapist-driven protocols (TDPs) information is now separated into two chapters to divide content between the basic treatment protocols and the protocols for mechanical ventilation and weaning from the ventilator.

Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications

Author: Michele Grodner
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323392881
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Looking at nutrition and nutritional therapy from the nurse’s perspective, Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications: A Nursing Approach takes a wellness approach based on health promotion and primary prevention. It offers guidelines with a human, personal touch, using first-hand accounts to show how nutrition principles apply to patients in real-world practice. This edition includes new chapters on the effects of stress on nutrient metabolism and on nutrition for neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Written by educators Michele Grodner, Sylvia Escott-Stump, and Suzie Dorner, this leading nutrition text promotes healthy diets and shows how nutrition may be used in treating and controlling diseases and disorders. Applying Content Knowledge and Critical Thinking/Clinical Applications case studies help you apply nutrition principles to real-world practice situations. Health Debate and Social Issue boxes explore controversial health issues and emphasize ethical, social, and community concerns, so that you can develop your own opinions. Cultural Considerations boxes highlight health issues and eating patterns related to specific ethnic groups to help you approach, interview, and assess patients from diverse populations. Teaching Tool boxes include strategies for providing nutrition counseling to patients. Personal Perspective boxes offer first-hand accounts of interactions with patients and their families, demonstrating the personal touch for which this book is known. Key terms and a glossary make it easy to learn key vocabulary and concepts. Website listings at the end of every chapter refer you to related sites for additional research and study. NEW! Nutrition for Neuro-Psychiatric Disorders chapter covers neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease and psychiatric disorders such as depression and bipolar disorders. NEW! Nutrition in Metabolic Stress: Burns, Trauma, and Surgery chapter examines the effects of stress on nutrient metabolism and starvation along with severe stress due to surgery and trauma. NEW organization for the clinical chapters includes: 1) Disorder: background and implications, 2) Food and nutrition therapies, 3) Education: Teaching Tool boxes. UPDATED content reflects changes to Healthy People 2020 and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010. UPDATED! The Nursing Approach box analyzes a realistic nutrition case study in terms of the nursing process, demonstrating practical ways nurses can use nutrition in practice and process.

Mosby s Respiratory Care Equipment

Author: J. M. Cairo
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323096212
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Stay ahead of the curve with this clinically relevant equipment text, now updated with the latest equipment and most in-depth information. It contains a thorough and systematic coverage of equipment used by respiratory therapists in all areas of practice including neonates and pediatrics, cardiovascular diagnostics, and the growing field of sleep medicine. Chapters combine theory with the latest advances in new devices and techniques, computer-assisted technologies, pharmacological agents, and clinical practice guidelines. This text explains the mechanics of the equipment while maintaining a focus on the clinical applications. Instead of just reading a technical description of ventilators the text shows how to select modes, set parameters, monitor the equipment, and respond to alarms. This how to approach prepares students to work with the entire spectrum of equipment.