Critical Diagnostic Thinking in Respiratory Care A Case-Based Approach

ISBN-10: 072168548X

ISBN-13: 9780721685489

Edition: 2002

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This text demonstrates how to use information from the patient's history and physical examination to develop the differential diagnosis and presents cases typical of three broad clinical settings: outpatient, inpatient non-ICU, and ICU.
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List price: $42.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/15/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 255
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Background An Introduction to Critical Diagnostic Thinking
Common Presentations in the Outpatient Setting
Chronic Cough Recurrent Episodes of Purulent Phlegm
Progressive External Dyspnea
Progressive External Dyspnea in a 65 Year Old Man {tentative} Fatigue
Associated With Daytime Sleepiness
Solitary Pulmonary Nodule
Hemoptysis Digital Clubbing
Bilateral Pleural Effusions
Unilateral Right-Sided Pleural
Effusions Platypnea
Chronic Hypercapnea
Community Acquired Pneumonia Pleuritic
Chest Pain Non-Pleuritic
Chest Pain Upper Lobe Infiltrate Wheezing Stridor Cavitary
Pulmonary Infiltrate
Bilateral Hilar Adenopathy
Common Problems in the Non-ICU Adult
Inpatient Fever and a Pulmonary Infiltrate
Hypoxia Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure Atlectasis Preoperative Evaluation
The Difficult-to-Wean Patient
The Weak Patient Ventilatory Dys-synchrony
Hypotension with Mechanical Ventilation
Immediate Reintubation Subcutaneous Emphysema Bubbling Chest Tube Refractory
Hypoxemia High Peak Airway Pressures Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
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