Laboratory Exercises for Professional Competency in Respiratory Care (2nd Revised edition)

Laboratory Exercises for Professional Competency in Respiratory Care (2nd Revised edition)

By: Thomas J. Butler (author)Paperback

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The 2nd Edition of this best-selling laboratory manual continues to provide the hands-on practice students need to integrate theory and clinical practice. Step-by-step instructions, with detailed diagrams and illustrations, show students how to perform each procedure. 86 procedural competency evaluation forms enable students to assess their progress and instructors to measure student performance. The 2nd Edition reflects the latest technologies and standards of care. This title contains 46 lab exercises; and pedagogical tools that guide learning step by step through each chapter and include learning objectives, key terms, a list of required equipment, step-by-step instructions to perform the laboratory, and troubleshooting exercises related readings and Procedural Competency Evaluation Forms. It contains exercises, including case studies. It also promotes critical thinking. Equipment discussions are generic, not brand-specific. The coverage addresses home and alternative site care well as newborn, infant, and pediatric patients. More than 270 figures illustrate the instructions, step by step.

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Laboratory and Clinical Safety; Communication and Cultural Diversity in Health Care; Infection Control; Sterilization and Disinfection; Medical Record; Patient Assessment: Basic Skills Vital Signs; Patient Assessment: Advanced Skills; Bedside Assessment of Pulmonary Mechanics; Oxygen Supply Systems; Oxygen Analysis; Oxygen Therapy Administration; Humidity Devices; Aerosol Generators; Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology Review; Aerosol and Medication Therapy; Hyperinflation Therapy Techniques; Bronchial Hygiene: Chest Physiotherapy; Adjunct Techniques for Bronchial Hygiene; Manual Resuscitators and Manual Ventilation; Pharyngeal Airways; Suctioning; Endotracheal Intubation; Tracheostomy Care; Artificial Airway Care and Maintenance.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/02/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780803613782
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 576
  • ID: 9780803613782
  • weight: 1878
  • ISBN10: 0803613784
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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