This volume of the new Nursing Know-How series offers how-to guidance on the latest techniques for evaluating heart and breath sounds. The book is written in paragraph and bulleted format, with numerous illustrations and flow charts.
Know-How icons offer expert tips on where to listen with the stethoscope, how to differentiate sounds, what technique works best, and how to evaluate findings. Case Clip icons present real-life emergent scenarios, showing what the nurse heard and how the rapid response team intervened to avert crisis. Age Alert icons offer guidelines on age-specific differences in sounds and assessment techniques.
An accompanying audio CD contains over 80 heart sounds and over 60 breath sounds, keyed to the text.
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Book Description LWW, 2008. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Contributors and consultants Audio CD cues: Heart Sounds Audio CD cues: Breath Sounds Part I: Heart Sounds 1. Anatomy and physiology 2. Cardiovascular assessment 3. Cardiac auscultation 4. Heart sound origins 5. S1 and S2 heart sounds 6. S3 and S4 heart sounds 7. Other diastolic and systolic sounds 8. Murmur fundamentals 9. Systolic murmurs 10. Diastolic murmurs 11. Continuous murmurs 12. Other auscultatory sounds 13. Cardiovascular disorders Part II: Breath Sounds 14. Anatomy and physiology 15. Respiratory system assessment 16. Introduction to breath sounds 17. Normal breath sounds 18. Bronchial breath sounds 19. Abnormal voice sounds 20. Absent and diminished breath sounds 21. Adventitious sounds: Crackles 22. Adventitious sounds: Wheezes 23. Respiratory disorders Appendices: Appendix A: Auscultation findings for common cardiovascular disorders Appendix B: Auscultation findings for common respiratory disorders Selected references Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0781792037
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