Publication Year: 2012
Authors/Editor: Wanger, Jack
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 100
Covers the most commonly performed pulmonary function tests in an engaging and easily accessible format.
This comprehensive resource is ideal for respiratory care students and is also a valuable reference for practitioners. The most commonly performed exercise tests are separated into individual chapters to allow a full overview of each test.
This book contains updated material including the latest guidelines and recommendations from the American Thoracic Society, the American Association for Respiratory Care, and the European Respiratory Society. It also includes new expanded chapters covering Maximal Inspiratory Testing, Expiratory Pressures Testing, Pediatrics, Blood Gases, and Reference Values. This text is an ideal guide for both classroom learning and application in the clinical setting.