Respiratory Care: Principles and Practice

Publication Year: 2020

Edition: 4th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Hess, Dean R.; MacIntyre, Neil R.; Galvin, William F.; Mishoe, S

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 978-1-28-415522-8

Doody Core Title

  • Score: 2.67 (Respiratory Therapy)
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With contributions from over 75 of the foremost experts in the field, the fourth edition of best-selling Respiratory Care: Principles and Practice continues to represent the very best in clinical and academic expertise.

The Fourth Edition includes numerous updates and revisions that provide strong foundational knowledge. More than an introductory text, this comprehensive resource will be referenced and utilized by students throughout their educational and professional careers.

Respiratory Care: Principles and Practice, Fourth Edition has been thoroughly reviewed and updated with the latest content to reflect current trends and topics important to contemporary respiratory care practice. With foundations in evidence-based research, the fourth edition covers patient assessment, respiratory therapeutics, respiratory diseases, applied sciences, and the professional aspects of respiratory care. Brand new chapters have been added to cover topics such as lung transplantation and sepsis, and the inclusion of new contributors has infused new perspectives and more modern coverage of important topics.

Respiratory Care: Principles and Practice, Fourth Edition incorporates up to date and essential information on the practice of respiratory care into a well-organized, cohesive, reader-friendly guide, helping students learn skills such as critical thinking, care plan development, patient education, and clinical leadership. Including a wealth of student and instructor resources, this text provides essential information in a practical and manageable format for optimal learning and retention. This new edition was constructed with content cross-referencing the National Board for Respiratory Care’s (NBRC) examination matrix, ensuring that all the topics on the board exams are included. The fourth edition of Respiratory Care: Principles and Practice continues to assist students in mastering the art and science of respiratory care, contributing to improvements in the stature of the respiratory care profession, and—most importantly—improvements in the care of patients with respiratory disorders.

Features and Benefits:

  • NEW Chapter: Sepsis
  • NEW Chapter: Perioperative Management of Lung Transplant Recipients
  • More than 580 full-color photographs 
  • More than 300 tables and equations 
  • Stop and Think: This feature offers considerations for critical thinking and clinical decision making
  • Content aligns with the AARC Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • New and Expanded content on endobronchial valves, aerosol delivery, ECMO use, ECMO management, sleep-disordered breathing, and much more!


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Hess, Dean R.; MacIntyre, Neil R.; Galvin, William F.; Mishoe, S
ISBN: 978-1-28-415522-8
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine
Respiratory Therapy
Language: English
Edition: 4th Ed.
Pages: 1590
Illustrations: 580
Year: 2020
Doody Core Title
  • 2.67 (Respiratory Therapy)

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