Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care (11th Revised edition)

Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care (11th Revised edition)

By: James K. Stoller (author), Al Heuer (author), Robert M. Kacmarek (author)Hardback

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Designed for optimal student learning for over 40 years, Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care, 11th Edition provides you with the strong background you need to succeed in the field of respiratory care. Nicknamed "the Bible for respiratory care," it helps you gain a thorough understanding of the role of respiratory therapists, the scientific basis for treatment, and clinical applications. Comprehensive chapters correlate to the most up-to-date 2015 NBRC Detailed Content Outline for the TM-CE to successfully prepare you for clinical and credentialing exam success. Always in step with the ever-changing field of respiratory care, this easy-to-read new edition features five new chapters, as well as new information on online charting systems, patient databases, research databases, meaningful use, simulation, and an expanded discussion of the electronic medical record system. User-friendly full-color design calls attention to special features to enhance learning. Evolve learning resources include PowerPoint slides, Test Bank questions, an English-Spanish glossary, an image collection, a Body Spectrum Anatomy Coloring Book, and student lecture notes that enhance instructors' teaching and students' learning. Student Workbook reflects the text's updated content and serves as a practical study guide offering numerous case studies, experiments, and hands-on activities. Therapist-Driven Protocols (TDPs) used by RTs in hospitals to assess a patient, initiate care, and evaluate outcomes, are incorporated throughout the text to develop your critical thinking skills and teach the value of following an established protocol. Expert authorship from the leading figures in respiratory care ensures that critical content is covered thoroughly and accurately. Excerpts of 40 published Clinical Practice Guidelines provide you with important information regarding patient care, indications/contraindications, hazards and complications, assessment of need, and assessment of outcome and monitoring. UNIQUE! Egan's trusted reputation as the preeminent fundamental respiratory care textbook for more than 40 years maintains its student focus and comprehensive coverage while keeping in step with the profession. Updated content reflects changes in the industry to ensure it is both current and clinically accurate and prepares you for a career as a respiratory therapist in today's health care environment. UNIQUE! Mini Clinis give you an opportunity to apply text content to actual patient care through short, critical-thinking case scenarios. Mini Clinis can also be used as a point of focus in class discussion to strengthen students' critical thinking skills. UNIQUE! Rules of Thumb highlight rules, formulas, and key points that are important to clinical practice. Bulleted learning objectives aligned with summary checklists to highlight key content at the beginning and at the end of each chapter, paralleling the three areas tested on the 2015 NBRC Therapist Multiple-Choice Examination: recall, analysis, and application. NEW! Five all-new chapters bring you the most current information on the fundamentals of respiratory care research, flexible bronchoscopy, trauma, burns, near drowning, patient ventilator interaction, and extracorporeal life support (ECLS). NEW and EXPANDED! The latest information on online charting systems, patient databases, research databases, meaningful use, and simulation, plus an expanded discussion of the electronic medical record system, provides you with the knowledge needed for clinical and examination success. NEW! All chapters correlate to the most up-to-date 2015 NBRC Detailed Content Outline for the Therapist Multiple-Choice Examination (TM-CE) so you are prepared to excel on the NBRC credentialing examination. NEW! Easy-to-read, updated chapters with new data in respiratory care, a more fluid writing style, and an improved reading level help you better understand difficult concepts.

About Author

James K. Stoller, MD, MSJamieJean Wall Bennett Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of MedicineChair, Education InstituteHead, Cleveland Clinic Respiratory TherapyDesk NA 22Cleveland Clinic9500 Euclid Ave.Cleveland, OH 44195Office: (216) 444-1960Fax: (216) 445-8160Email: STOLLEJ@ccf.org

Contents

I: Foundations of Respiratory Care 1. History of Respiratory Care 2. Delivering Evidence-Based Respiratory Care 3. Quality, Patient Safety, and Communication, and Recordkeeping 4. Principles of Infection Prevention and Control 5. Ethical and Legal Implications of Practice 6. Physical Principles of Respiratory Care 7. E-Medicine in Respiratory Care 8. NEW! Fundamentals of Respiratory Care Research II: Applied Anatomy and Physiology 9. The Respiratory System 10. The Cardiovascular System 11. Ventilation 12. Gas Exchange and Transport 13. Solutions, Body Fluids, and Electrolytes 14. Acid-Base Balance 15. Regulation of Breathing III: Assessment of Respiratory Disorders 16. Bedside Assessment of the Patient 17. Interpreting Clinical and Laboratory Data 18. Interpreting the Electrocardiogram 19. Analysis and Monitoring of Gas Exchange 20. Pulmonary Function Testing 21. Review of Thoracic Imaging 22. NEW! Flexible Bronchoscopy and the Respiratory Therapist 23. Nutrition Assessment IV: Review of Cardiopulmonary Disease 24. Pulmonary Infections 25. Obstructive Lung Disease: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Asthma, and Related Diseases 26. Interstitial Lung Disease 27. Pleural Diseases 28. Pulmonary Vascular Disease 29. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) 30. NEW! Trauma, Burns and Near Drowning 31. Lung Cancer 32. Neuromuscular and Other Diseases of the Chest Wall 33. Disorders of Sleep 34. Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Disorders V: Basic Therapeutics 35. Airway Pharmacology 36. Airway Management 37. Emergency Cardiovascular Life Support 38. Humidity and Bland Aerosol Therapy 39. Aerosol Drug Therapy 40. Storage and Delivery of Medical Gases 41. Medical Gas Therapy 42. Lung Expansion Therapy 43. Airway Clearance Therapy (ACT) VI: Acute and Critical Care 44. Respiratory Failure and the Need for Ventilatory Support 45. Mechanical Ventilators 46. Physiology of Ventilatory Support 47. NEW! Patient Ventilator Interaction 48. Initiating and Adjusting Invasive Ventilatory Support 49. Noninvasive Ventilation 50. NEW! Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) 51. Monitoring the Patient in the Intensive Care Unit 52. Discontinuing Ventilatory Support 53. Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care VII: Patient Education and Long-Term Care 54. Patient Education and Health Promotion 55. Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation 56. Respiratory Care in Alternative Settings

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323341363
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1392
  • ID: 9780323341363
  • ISBN10: 0323341365
  • edition: 11th Revised edition

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