Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 9th Edition
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A realistic look at treating respiratory diseases! Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease, 9th Edition gives you the fundamental knowledge and understanding required to successfully assess and treat patients with respiratory diseases. This foundation helps you learn how to systematically gather relevant clinical data; make an objective evaluation; identify the desired outcome and formulate an assessment; design a safe, appropriate, and effective treatment plan; and document all the steps involved. With this knowledge, you will understand the effectiveness of performing therapies and when to adjust therapy to a desired outcome.
- UNIQUE! Emphasis on clinical scenarios and critical thinking skills prepares you for real-world practice.
- UNIQUE! Focus on assessment and Therapist Driven Protocols (TDPs).
- UNIQUE! Overview boxes highlight the clinical manifestations for each disease.
- Logically organized content is written at a user-friendly, approachable reading level for ease of use and understanding.
- Case studies provide realistic examples of the respiratory therapy practitioner’s role in successful patient care.
- End-of-chapter self-assessment questions and answer key are available on the companion Evolve website.
- NEW! Clinical Connection boxes provide real-world clinical case studies in relevant chapters.
- NEW! An updated design and additional tables, boxes, and figures draw attention to key information.
- UPDATED! Content includes the latest developments related to SARS and COVID-19.
- UPDATED! Information on ventilators, usage, and protocols reflects current practice.
- NEW! QR codes in most chapters direct to additional outside content to enhance the chapter, including audio sounds and animations.
PART 1: Assessment of Cardiopulmonary Disease
SECTION I: Bedside Diagnosis
- The Patient Interview
- The Physical Examination
- The Pathophysiologic Basis for Common Clinical Manifestations
- Pulmonary Function Testing
- Blood Gas Assessment
- Assessment of Oxygenation
- Assessment of the Cardiovascular System
- Radiologic Examination of the Chest
- Other Important Tests and Procedures
- The Therapist-Driven Protocol Program
- Respiratory Insufficiency, Respiratory Failure and Ventilatory Management Protocols
- Recording Skills and Intra-Professional Communication
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Pneumonia, Lung Abscess Formation and Important Fungal Diseases
- Pulmonary Edema
- Pulmonary Vascular Disease: Pulmonary Embolism and Pulmonary Hypertension
- Flail Chest
- Pleural Effusion and Empyema
- Cancer of the Lung: Prevention and Palliation
- Interstitial Lung Diseases
- Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
- Guillain-Barre Syndrome
- Myasthenia Gravis
- Respiratory Insufficiency in the Patient with Neuro-Respiratory Disease
- Sleep Apnea
- The Newborn Disorders
- Pediatric Assessment, Protocols, and PALS Management
- Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
- Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn
- Respiratory Distress Syndrome
- Pulmonary Air Leak Syndrome
- Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection (Bronchiolitis)
- Chronic Lung Disease of Infancy
- Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
- Congenital Heart Disease
- Croup and Croup-like Syndromes: Laryngotracheobronchitis, Bacterial Tracheitis and Acute Epiglottitis
- Near Drowning/Wet Drowning Smoke Inhalation, Thermal Injuries, and Carbon Monoxide Intoxication
SECTION II: CLINICAL DATA OBTAINED FROM LABORATORY TESTS AND SPECIAL PROCEDURES—Objective Findings
SECTION III: THE THERAPIST-DRIVEN PROTOCOL PROGRAM—THE ESSENTIALS
PART II: Obstructive Lung Disease
PART III: Loss of Alveolar Volume
PART IV: Infectious Pulmonary Disease
PART V: Pulmonary Vascular Disease
PART VI: Chest and Pleural Trauma
PART VII: Disorders of the Pleura and of the Chest Wall
PART VIII: Lung Cancer
PART IX: Environmental Lung Diseases
PART X: Diffuse Alveolar Disease
PART XI: Neuro-Respiratory Disorders
PART XII: Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders
PART XIII: Newborn and Early Childhood Cardiopulmonary Disorders
PART XIV: Other Important Topics
Symbols and Abbreviations Commonly Used in Respiratory Physiology
Agents Used to Treat Bronchospasm and Airway Inflammation
Mucolytic and Expectorant Agents
Positive Inotropes and Vasopressors
The Ideal Alveolar Gas Equation
Physiologic Dead Space Calculation
Units of Measure
Calculated Hemodynamic Measurements
DuBois Body Surface Area Chart
Answers to Self-Assessment Questions
Terry Des Jardins, MEd, RRT, Director, Professor Emeritus, Department of Respiratory Care, Parkland College, Champaign, Illinois. and George G. Burton, MD, FACP, FCCP, FAARC, Associate Dean for Medical Affairs, Kettering College of Medical Arts, Kettering, Ohio; Clinical Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio.