Publication Year: 2007
Edition: 1st Ed.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
This quick-reference handbook presents the principles and practices of respiratory care in a clear, concise, easy-to-follow bulleted format enhanced by abundant illustrations and tables.
Coverage begins with anatomy and physiology, assessment, diagnostic test results, and specific treatments. Subsequent chapters cover infection and inflammation, obstructive disorders, restrictive disorders, vascular lung disorders, traumatic injuries, neoplastic disorders, and emergencies and complications. Recurring icons include Red Flag, Age Pointer, Discharge Teaching, and Up Close. The book also includes an extensive list of important selected references.
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