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Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease

ISBN-10: 0323028063
ISBN-13: 9780323028066
Edition: 5th 2005 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $82.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 11/16/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.146
Language: English

The new edition of this popular text has been extensively revised to reflect the latest changes in the field. The introductory chapters address the fundamental skills and protocols necessary for clinical assessment. Each disease is presented in relation to one of six clinical scenarios: atelectasis, consolidation, increased alveolar-capillary membrane thickness, bronchospasm, excessive bronchial secretions, and distal airway and alveolar weakening. Students are provided with an illustration of the major alterations of the lungs, the etiology of the disease, an overview of clinical manifestations, a discussion of management, and a series of self-assessment questions. Emphasis on clinical scenarios that allows the student to better understand the diseases. It shows them why they are seeing what they are seeing and why certain treatment modalities are being used. Focus on assessment and therapist-driven protocols (TDPs) so students can incorporate this into their care of patients. Full-color insert that aids the reader in visualizing and understanding the pathophysiology of the diseases. Clinical Manifestation Overview boxes that enable students to easily refer back to the most important information about the pathophysiologic mechanisms for each disorder of the lung and confirm that they have learned the key information. Case studies that aid the student and the instructor in applying the fundamental information to the assessment and treatment of respiratory patients. Twelve easily accessible appendices featuring commonly needed information such as abbreviations, equations, medications, hemodynamic measurements, and more. Two color design that engages the reader by highlighting different elements of the text and details within the line drawings. Access to the Evolve Learning System that includes additional case studies, a PowerPoint presentation of lecture material, a test bank, an image collection, and Weblinks

Assessment of Respiratory Disease
Clinical Data Obtained at the Patients Bedside
The Patient Interview
The Physical Examination and Its Basis in Physiology
Clinical Data Obtained from Laboratory Tests and Special Procedures
Pulmonary Function Study Assessments
Arterial Blood Gas Assessments
Oxygenation Assessments
Cardiovascular System Assessments
Other Important Laboratory Tests and Procedures
Radiologic Examination of the Chest
The Therapist-Driven Protocol Approach
The Therapist-Driven Protocol Program and the Role of the Respiratory Practitioner
Recording Skills The Basis for Data Collection, Organization, Assessment Skills, and Treatment Plans
Obstructive Airway Diseases
Chronic Bronchitis
Emphysema
Asthma
Bronchiectasis
Infectious Pulmonary Diseases
Pneumonia
Lung Abscess
Tuberculosis
Fungal Diseases of the Lungs
Pulmonary Vascular Diseases
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Embolism and Infarction
Chest and Pleural Trauma
Flail Chest
Pneumothorax
Disorders of the Pleura and of the Chest Wall
Pleural Diseases
Kyphoscoliosis
Environmental Lung Diseases
Pneumoconiosis
Neoplastic Disease
Cancer of the Lung
Diffuse Alveolar Disease
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Chronic Noninfectious Parenchymal Disease
Chronic Interstitial Lung Disease
Neurologic Disorders and Sleep Apnea
Guillain-Barr� Syndrome
Myasthenia Gravis
Sleep Apnea
Newborn and Early Childhood Respiratory Disorders
Clinical Manifestations Common with Newborn and Early Childhood Respiratory Disorders
Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn
Idiopathic (Infant) Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Pulmonary Air Leak Syndromes
Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Diaphragmatic Hernia
Croup Syndrome: Laryngotracheobronchitis and Acute Epiglottitis
Cystic Fibrosis
Other Important Topics
Near Drowning
Smoke Inhalation and Thermal Injuries
Postoperative Atelectasis
Respiratory Failure
Selected Practice Case Studies
References
Appendicesb
Glossary

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