Keyed chapter-by-chapter to the market-leading text, Workbook for Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care, 11th Edition is filled with more NBRC-style, case study application, and analysis-style questions that prepare you to excel on exams. This comprehensive Workbook features a new design with a second color that highlights important information, breaks up text, and offers better usability. New chapters correlate with the text to keep you current, and a wide range of activities engage and guide you through some of the text's more difficult concepts.
Word Wizard tests your knowledge of key terms.
Meet the Objectives assess your learning outcomes.
Key Points identify key concepts from the chapter.
Case studies test comprehension of assessment and intervention strategies and help you practice critical thinking.
What Does the NBRC Say? provides information on expectations of NBRC, gives a sampling of NBRC-style multiple-choice questions, and helps you prepare for the certification exam.
Food for Thought offers thought-provoking tips and questions.
Information Age highlights all the resources available to you on the web.
A Picture is Worth (including Pneumo-nuggets) features a mixture of labeling exercises and "nuggets" of information in the form of tips or questions.
Chapter-specific exercises offer various activities, such as exercises on ethics, equipment, and mathematics.
NEW! Five all-new chapters bring you the most up-to-date information on the fundamentals of respiratory care research, trauma, burns, near drowning, patient ventilator interaction, flexible bronchoscopy, and extracorporeal life support (ECLS).
NEW! A second color helps highlight pertinent information, breaks up text, and provides a better overall look.
EXPANDED! More NBRC-style questions help you pass the NBRC examination.
NEW! Updated content reflects changes in the 11th edition of the text.
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