You will love the new edition of this classic respiratory text! Now featuring an even stronger clinical focus, this standard-setting reference reflects the latest research findings, therapies and equipment, providing the reader with the most up-to-date information available anywhere. The larger format of this latest edition reflects a wealth of changes: / Each chapter in this resourceful text now begins with an outline, providing an overview of the material to be covered and alerting the reader to the most important information. / Clinical Skills in clinical chapters, based on the RRT and CRTT exam review matrices, provide learning objectives and prepare the reader for these exams. / Professional Skills, provided with the non-clinical chapters, serve as learning objectives and offer opportunities for personal growth. / Numerous boxes -- including equation boxes -- emphasize key information and reinforce its importance. / Guidelines for treatment from the American Association of Respiratory Care are highlighted in boxes, acquainting the reader with essential standards of practice. / Therapist Driven Protocols are presented in the form of flow charts, defining the procedures for treatment in the clinical setting. / A greater number of illustrations highlight and enhance key respiratory care concepts. / Many new chapters offer the most current thinking on: / the future of respiratory care; / cardiopulmonary monitoring; / bronchial hygiene therapy; / volume expansion therapy; / bronchial asthma; / chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; / interstitial lung diseases; / industrial, environmental, and self-induced pulmonary diseases; and / acute adult respiratory distress syndromes
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Book Description Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110397551657