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Thank you for joining us today to learn more about the new text: Equipment for Respiratory Care
Published: 12/1/14 ISBN-13: List Price: $ Pages: 618 Hardcover Trim: 8 1/2 x 10 7/8, full-color First Edition Includes Navigate 2!
Authors Teresa A. Volsko, MHHS, RRT, FAARC Director, Respiratory Care, Transport and the Communication Center, Akron Children's Hospital Robert L. Chatburn, MHHS, RRT-NPS, FAARC Research Manager, Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic Professor, Department of Medicine, Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University Dr. Mohamad F. El-Khatib Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, American University of Beirut, School of Medicine & Medical Center
Instructors Praise This Approach Focusing on the principles of the equipment and then concluding with in-depth discussion and practical solutions to complex problems, this focus on the clinical application of patient care enhances key critical thinking skills with clear explanations of the features of the equipment as well as the way it functions. Reviewers said... “I like the approach of this book. By focusing on principles of patient care, the authors have made the equipment being discussed more relevant to the student as they proceed through clinical education. I believe this approach will foster the critical thinking skills that are so vital for the successful respiratory therapist to possess.” “Due to the ever changing look of equipment this is a great approach. If you know the principle behind the equipment you can work any of them.” “The authors have done well with their goal to focus on principles. The reading is simple and easy to understand without leaving out key components necessary to explain the features of the equipment as well as the way it functions.”
Table of Contents Chapter 1 Introduction to Medical Gases Chapter 2 Administering Medical Gases Chapter 3 Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Chapter 4 Humidity and Aerosol Therapy Chapter 5 Airway Management and Emergency Resuscitation Equipment Chapter 6 Analysis of Blood Gas and Critical Care Analytes Chapter 7 Patient Monitors Chapter 8 Measuring and Monitoring Pulmonary Function Chapter 9 Mechanical Ventilation Chapter 10 Sleep Apnea Devices Chapter 11 Cardiovascular Monitoring Chapter 12 Hyperinflation Therapy Chapter 13 Airway Clearance Chapter 14 Medicated Aerosol Delivery Devices Chapter 15 Manual and Automatic Resuscitators
Key Advantage Emphasis on clinical application: Aligns with Clinical Practice Guidelines and Consensus Statements Offers case-based critical thinking modules Provides tools to approach equipment troubleshooting Presents analytical approach to tackling clinical and technical problems
Pedagogical Elements Learning Objectives Key Terms with Definitions References Glossary Index
Pedagogical Elements More than 240 full- color photos More than 390 tables and illustrations
Instructor Resources Slides in PowerPoint format Sample Syllabus Image Bank Test Bank
Instructor Resources Lab Exercises and Student Worksheets with Answers Remediation Rubrics
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Recap of Features New Approach - Rather than presenting information in an encyclopedic reference form, each chapter in this test describes the structural and operational characteristics of respiratory care equipment in a practical, clinically relevant manner Provides students with the tools to approach equipment troubleshooting rather than have to rely on textbook algorithms Includes case-based critical thinking modules provide the opportunity to develop decision making skills Provides an easy to use, logical approach to tackling clinical or patient and technical problems Helps students select the most appropriate equipment, determined by patient, need among similar technologies Includes illustrations from the user’s point of view focus on how the operator needs to interact with the equipment Follows AARC Clinical Practice Guidelines Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access - Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data.
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