Pilbeam S Mechanical Ventilation

Author: J M Cairo
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032332102X
Size: 79.32 MB
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Learn everything you need to safely and compassionately care for patients requiring ventilator support with Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation: Physiological and Clinical Applications, 6th Edition. Known for its simple explanations and in-depth coverage of patient-ventilator management, this evidence-based text walks readers through the most fundamental and advanced concepts surrounding mechanical ventilation and guides them in properly applying these principles to patient care. This new edition features a completely revised chapter on ventilator graphics, additional case studies and clinical scenarios, plus all the reader-friendly features that promote critical thinking and clinical application — like key points, AARC clinical practice guidelines, and critical care concepts — that have helped make this text a household name among respiratory care professionals. UNIQUE! Chapter on ventilator associated pneumonia provides in-depth, comprehensive coverage of this challenging issue. Brief patient case studies list important assessment data and pose a critical thinking question to readers. Critical Care Concepts are presented in short questions to engage readers in applying knowledge to difficult concepts. Clinical scenarios cover patient presentation, assessment data, and treatment options to acquaint readers with different clinical situations. NBRC exam-style assessment questions at the end of each chapter offer practice for the certification exam. Key Point boxes highlight need-to-know information. Logical chapter sequence builds on previously learned concepts and information. Bulleted end-of-chapter summaries help readers to review and assess their comprehension. Excerpts of Clinical Practice Guidelines developed by the AARC (American Association for Respiratory Care) make it easy to access important information regarding indications/contraindications, hazards and complications, assessment of need, assessment of outcome, and monitoring. Chapter outlines show the big picture of each chapter's content. Glossary of mechanical ventilation terminology includes definitions to highlighted key terms in each chapter. NEW! Completely revised chapter on ventilator graphics offers a more practical explanation of ventilator graphics and what readers need to know when looking at abnormal graphics. NEW! Additional case studies and clinical scenarios cover real-life scenarios that highlight the current trends in pathologies in respiratory care.

Workbook For Pilbeam S Mechanical Ventilation

Author: Sandra T. Hinski
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323320988
Size: 55.38 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Corresponding to the chapters in Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation, 6th Edition, this workbook helps readers focus their study on the most important information and prepare for the NBRC certification exam. A wide range of exercises includes crossword puzzles, critical thinking questions, NBRC-style multiple-choice questions, case studies, waveform analysis, ventilation data analysis, and fill-in-the-blank and short-answer activities. Close correlation with the Pilbeam's main text supports learning from the textbook. Wide variety of learning exercises - including crossword puzzles, NBRC-style questions, case study exercises, waveform analysis, ventilation date analyses, and numerous question formats - helps readers assess their knowledge and practice areas of weakness. Critical Thinking questions ask readers to solve problems relating to real-life scenarios that may be encountered in practice. NEW! Answer key now appears at the end of the workbook NEW! Graphic exercises appendix from the text is now located in the workbook for convenient access.

Partha S 101 Clinical Pearls In Pediatrics

Author: A Parthasarathy
Publisher: JP Medical Ltd
ISBN: 9386322749
Size: 25.50 MB
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This book is a complete guide to the diagnosis and management of paediatric diseases and disorders. Beginning with an overview of the newborn, and growth and development, and nutrition, the following sections discuss numerous disorders, and covers every system of the body, from neurology, cardiology and pulmonology, to urology, endocrinology, dermatology, and much more. Other topics include poisoning, intensive care, adolescence, behavioural disorders, and surgery. A complete section is dedicated to WHO guidelines. The comprehensive text is enhanced by nearly 200 clinical photographs and diagrams. Key Points Complete guide to diagnosis and management of paediatric diseases and disorders Covers all systems of the body Complete section dedicated to WHO guidelines Highly illustrated with clinical photographs and diagrams

Patient Transport E Book

Author: ASTNA
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323479006
Size: 51.37 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Whether you’re caring for patients on the ground or in the air, Patient Transport: Principles & Practice, 5th Edition is an essential tool for your success in transport nursing. Developed by ASTNA, this trusted, one-of-a-kind resource has been extensively revised to keep you up-to-date with the latest technological advances, and help you meet the ever-changing needs of this critical nursing field. Comprehensive overviews familiarize you with the most common conditions and injuries encountered in practice, accompanied by important management considerations to help you ensure the most effective communication and the safest patient care in all transport settings. In addition, expanded content on bariatrics are featured throughout the book, along with 350 online questions and answers mapped to the BCEN/CFRN® exam. Expanded coverage of injuries commonly encountered in flight and ground nursing includes pathophysiology, assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation discussions. Information based on the latest updates from the Federal Aviation Association and the National Transportation Safety Board alerts you to important safety regulations. Meets the needs of all healthcare providers dedicated to expert care delivery in transport, including paramedics, physicians, respiratory therapists, pilots, mechanics and communication specialist. Detailed coverage of management issues includes scene management, communication, safety, disaster management/triage, quality management, and marketing/public relations. NEW! Extensive revisions throughout text includes detailed objectives for every chapter, expanded content on bariatrics, and updates to chapters including Scene Operations and Safety, Neurologic Trauma, Patient Safety, and Shock. NEW! Real-life scenarios with updated technology demonstrate how to apply concepts to scenarios similar to those you’ll encounter in practice. NEW! Focus on interprofessional and collaborative nature of transport, emphasizes the importance of teamwork in ensuring successful patient outcomes. NEW! Evolve site with 350 questions and answers mapped to the BCEN/CFRN® provide additional online preparation.

Comprehensive Respiratory Therapy Exam Preparation Guide

Author: Professor Emeritus Rutgers University School of Health Related Professions Craig L Scanlan
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284049051
Size: 71.61 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Ultimate Review Guide for the CRT, RRT, and CSE Exams!Continuous Up-to-date NBRC Examination Guidelines and Correlations on Companion WebsiteComprehensive Respiratory Therapy Exam Preparation Guide, Second Edition is a comprehensive study guide for respiratory therapy students and graduates of accredited respiratory therapy education programs who are seeking to take the Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credentialing exams from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Comprehensive Respiratory Therapy Exam Preparation Guide, Second Edition is reflective of the current CRT, RRT, and CSE exam matrix and authored by experts who take the credentialing exam annually, so you can be confident that the content and format of this guide is current! Key features include: Comprehensive coverage of competencies Hundreds of practice questions and answers with explanations Extensive Guidance on Study and Test-Taking Skills Specific Advice on Making Good Answer Choices and Avoiding Bad Ones Hundreds of Summary Tables and Illustrations

High Acuity Nursing

Author: Kathleen Dorman Wagner
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
Size: 13.89 MB
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The Fourth Edition ofHigh Acuity Nursingdelivers essential understanding of complex patients and instructs both students and nurses on how to provide nursing care in varied clinical settings. Broken down into a series of learner-focused, active learning modules,High Acuity Nursingtakes complex information and presents it in smaller, more accessible chunks that promote easier mastery by readers. As the modules progress in difficulty, this text addresses the multiple-system problems that nurses face when caring for high acuity patients. With a focus on concepts and principles that can be applied across practice settings and patient populations,High Acuity Nursing, Fourth Editionis a learner-friendly approach that will help nurses and nursing students master the concepts and confidence necessary to succeed in today's health care settings. New to this edition: Greater attention to problems seen in high acuity populations Integration of research and Evidence Based Practice boxes throughout modules Conceptual approach to patient care that provides readers with an understanding of rationales Consistency and continuity among modules that is achieved by means of a single concept or nursing application format