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Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease

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ISBN-10: 0323057276

ISBN-13: 9780323057271

Edition: 6th 2011

Authors: Terry Des Jardins

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Learn to assess and treat respiratory care disorders! Now in full color, Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease, 6th Edition bridges normal physiology and pathophysiology to provide a solid foundation in recognizing and assessing conditions. Authors Terry Des Jardins and George G. Burton describe how to systematically gather clinical data, formulate an assessment, make an objective evaluation, identify the desired outcome, and design a safe and effective treatment plan, while documenting each step along the way. Unique coverage of Therapist-Driven Protocols (TDPs) prepares you to implement industry-approved standards of care. Unique! Clinical scenarios connect to…    
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Book details

List price: $104.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 2/24/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

Assessment of Respiratory Disease
Clinical Data Obtained at the Patient's 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
Radiologic Examination of the Chest
Other Important Tests and Procedures
The Therapist-Driven Protocol Program - The Essentials
The Therapist-Driven Protocol Program and the Role of the Respiratory Therapist
Recording Skills: The Basis for Data Collection, Organization, Assessment Skills, and Treatment Plans
Obstructive Airway Diseases
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Chronic Bronchitis, and Emphysema
Cystic Fibrosis
Infectious Pulmonary Diseases
Lung Abscess
Fungal Diseases of the Lung
Pulmonary Vascular Diseases
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Embolism
Chest and Pleural Trauma
Flail Chest
Disorders of The Pleura and of The Chest Wall
Pleural Diseases
Environmental Lung Diseases
Interstitial Lung Diseases
Neoplastic Disease
Cancer of the Lung
Diffuse Alveolar Disease
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
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 (Bronchiolitis or Pneumonitis)
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Diaphragmatic Hernia
Croup Syndrome: Laryngotracheobronchitis and Acute Epiglottis
Other Important Topics
Near Drowning
Smoke Inhalation and Thermal Injuries
Postoperative Atelectasis