Respiratory Care Calculations

ISBN-10: 0766805174

ISBN-13: 9780766805170

Edition: 2nd 1999 (Revised)

Authors: David W. Chang

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This resource covers all essential calculations used in the practice of respiratory care. The step-by-step approach should help any student complete a calculation with little difficulty. Each equation presented is accompanied by a description of the abbreviations, followed by an example of its calculation. Pertinent clinical notes are described at the end of each topic. Practice exercises are included to reinforce leaning and retention. A review of basic math functions is included. (Respiratory therapy, RT, RTT, Resp. Care, RC, calculations, respiratory care)
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List price: $139.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/17/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

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Review Of Basic Math Functions: Review of Basic Math Functions
Respiratory Care Calculations: Airway Resistance: Estimated
Oxygen Tension Gradient
Alveolar Oxygen Tension
Anion Gap
Arterial/Alveolar Oxygen Tension Ratio
Venous Oxygen Content Difference
Bicarbonate Corrections for Deficit
Body Surface Area
Cardiac Index
cardiac Output: Kick''s Estimated Method
Compliance: Dynamic
Compliance Static
Compliance: Total (CT)
Corrected Tidal Volume
Correction Factor
Dead space to Tidal Volume Ratio
Density of Gases
Dosage Calculation: Intravenous Solution Infusion Dosage
Dosage Calculation: Intravenous Solution Infusion Rate
Dosage Calculation: Percent Solutions
Dosage Calculation: Unit Dose
Dosage Estimation for Children: Young''s Rule
Dosage Estimation for Infants and Children: Clark''s Rule
Dosage Estimation for Infants and Children: Fried''s Rule
Endotracheal Tube Size for Children
F1O2 from Two Gas Sources
F1O2 Needed for a Desired PaO2
F1O2 Needed for a Desired PaO2 (COPD Patients)
Flow Rate in Mechanical Ventilation
Forced Vital Capacity Tracing - FEVt and FEVt %
Forced Vital Capacity Tracing - FEF 200-1200
Forced Vital Capacity Tracing - FEF 25-75%
Gas Law Equations
Gas Volume Corrections
Helium/Oxygen (He/O2) Flow Rate Conversion
Humidity Deficit
I:E Ratio
Lung Volume and Capacities
Mean Airway Pressure (MAWP)
Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP)
Metric Conversion- Length
Metric Conversion- Volume
Metric Conversion- Weight
Minute Ventilation During IMV
Minute Ventilation: Expired and Alveolar
Oxygen: Air (O2:Air) Entrainment Ratio
Oxygen Consumption (VO2) and Index (VO2 Index)
Oxygen Content: Arterial (C2O2)
Oxygen Content: End-Capillary (C2O2)
Oxygen Content: Mixed Venous (C2O2)
Oxygen Duration of E Cylinder
Oxygen Duration of H or K Cylinder
Oxygen Duration of Liquid System
Oxygen Extraction Ratio (O2ER)
Partial Pressure of a Dry Gas
PCO2 to H2CO3
pH (Henderson-Hasselbalch)
Predicted PaO2 Based on Age
Relativity Humidity
Shunt Equations: Classic Physiology
Shunt Equation: Estimated
Stroke Volume (SV) and Stroke Volume Index (SVI)
Stroke Work: Left Ventricular (LVSW) and Index (LVSWI)
Stroke Work: Right Ventricular (RVSW) and Index (RVSWI)
Temperature Conversion (Celsius to Fahrenheit)
Temperature (Celsius to Kelvin)
Temperature Conversion (Fahrenheit to Celsius)
Tidal Volume Based on Flow and I Time
Time Constant
Vascular Resistance: Pulmonary
Vascular Resistance: Systemic
Ventilator Rate Needed for a Desired PaCO2
Weaning Index: Rapid Shallow Breathing (RSBWI)
Weaning Index: Simplified (SWI)
Dalton''s Law of Partial Pressure
Fick''s Law of Diffusion
Graham''s Law of Diffusion Coefficient
Law of LaPlace
Modified Shunt Equation
Poiseuille''s Law
Reynolds'' Number
Basic Statistics and Educational Calculations: Terminology
Measure of Central Tendency
Test Reliability
Cut Score: Revised Nedelsky Procedure
Answer Key to Self-Assessment Questions
Symbols and Abbreviations: Symbols and Abbreviations Commonly Used in Respiratory Physiology
Units of Measurement: Pressure Conversions
French (Fr) and Millimeters (mm) Conversions
Conventional and Systems Internation Units
Conversions of Other Units of Measurement
Partial Pressure (in mm Hg) of Gases in the Air, Alveoli, and Blood
PAO2 at Selected F1O2
Normal Electrolyte Concentrations in Plasma
Oxygen Transport Normal Ranges
Factors for Converting Gas Volumes from TAPS to BOPS
DuBois Body Surface Chart
Hemodynamic Normal Ranges
Periodic Chart of Elements
Humidity Capacity of Saturated Gas at Selected Temperatures
Normal Values for Lung Volumes, Capacities, and Ventilation
Conversion Factors for Calculating Duration of Gas Cylinders
Barometric Pre
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