cover image - Workbook for Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,12th Edition
ISBN: 9780323598057
Page Count: 416
Imprint: Mosby
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Workbook for Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 12th Edition

by Robert M. Kacmarek, PhD, RRT, FAARC
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
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ISBN: 9780323598057
Page Count: 416
Imprint: Mosby
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Reinforce your understanding of the concepts and skills described in Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care, 12th Edition! With chapters corresponding to the chapters in Egan’s market-leading textbook, this workbook prepares you to succeed on certification exams with NBRC-style, case study application, and analysis-style questions. This edition includes two new chapters plus a wide range of activities and exercises to guide you through difficult concepts.

    • Word Wizard helps you remember the terminology used in respiratory care.
    • Key points identify the main concepts to remember in each chapter.
    • Meet the Objectives lets you assess your understanding of the key content in each chapter.
    • Case studies let you apply assessment and intervention strategies, and help you practice critical thinking.
    • What Does the NBRC Say? summarizes the expectations of the NBRC (National Board for Respiratory Care) and provides a sampling of NBRC-style, multiple-choice questions to help students prepare for the certification exam.
    • Food for Thought provides thought-provoking questions related to respiratory care topics.
    • Exercises in each chapter offer hands-on learning with a wide range of activities.
    • NEW Heart Failure chapter reinforces the content in this new chapter of the textbook, challenging you to use recall and critical thinking skills. 
    • NEW Ethics and End-of-Life Care chapter helps you understand this issue and how to help patients and their families.
  • I: Foundations of Respiratory Care
    1. History of Respiratory Care
    2. The Profession of Respiratory Care
    3. Quality, Patient Safety, and Communication, and Recordkeeping
    4. Principles of Infection Prevention and Control
    5. Ethical and Legal Implications of Practice
    6. Physical Principles of Respiratory Care 
    7. E-Medicine in Respiratory Care 
    8. Fundamentals of Respiratory Care Research
    II: Applied Anatomy and Physiology
    9. The Respiratory System
    10. The Cardiovascular System
    11. Ventilation
    12. Gas Exchange and Transport
    13. Solutions, Body Fluids, and Electrolytes
    14. Acid-Base Balance
    15. Regulation of Breathing
    III: Assessment of Respiratory Disorders
    16. Bedside Assessment of the Patient
    17. Interpreting Clinical and Laboratory Data
    18. Interpreting the Electrocardiogram
    19. Analysis and Monitoring of Gas Exchange
    20. Pulmonary Function Testing
    21. Review of Thoracic Imaging
    22. Flexible Bronchoscopy and the Respiratory Therapist
    23. Nutrition Assessment
    IV: Review of Cardiopulmonary Disease
    24. Pulmonary Infections
    25. Obstructive Lung Disease: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Asthma, and Related Diseases
    26. Interstitial Lung Disease
    27. Pleural Diseases
    28. Pulmonary Vascular Disease
    29. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) 
    30. Respiratory Management of Trauma, Obesity, Near Drowning, and Burns
    31. Heart Failure NEW!
    32. Lung Cancer
    33. Neuromuscular and Other Diseases of the Chest Wall
    34. Disorders of Sleep
    35. Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Disorders
    V: Basic Therapeutics
    36. Airway Pharmacology
    37. Airway Management
    38. Emergency Cardiovascular Life Support
    39. Humidity and Bland Aerosol Therapy
    40. Aerosol Drug Therapy
    41. Storage and Delivery of Medical Gases
    42. Medical Gas Therapy
    43. Lung Expansion Therapy
    44. Airway Clearance Therapy (ACT)
    VI: Acute and Critical Care
    45. Respiratory Failure and the Need for Ventilatory Support
    46. Mechanical Ventilators
    47. Physiology of Ventilatory Support
    48. Patient-Ventilator Interaction
    49. Initiating and Adjusting Invasive Ventilatory Support
    50. Noninvasive Ventilation
    51. Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS)
    52. Monitoring the Patient in the Intensive Care Unit
    53. Discontinuing Ventilatory Support
    54. Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care
    VII: Patient Education and Long-Term Care
    55. Patient Education and Health Promotion
    56. Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
    57. Respiratory Care in Alternative Settings
    58. Ethics and End-of-Life Care NEW!
    Glossary
    Index
  • Robert M. Kacmarek, PhD, RRT, FAARC, Professor of Anesthesiology, Harvard Medical School; Director, Respiratory Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
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