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This revised book offers a complete, comprehensive review of information required for those performing respiratory care on newborn or pediatric patients. Coverage includes disease processes, their treatment and the equipment used, as well as fetal development and monitoring. Important topics such as death and dying, transport, and home care are also discussed. In addition, each chapter includes extensive instructional objectives and a key word list to facilitate comprehension of difficult terms and concepts. Supplements Lab Manual 0-8273-7393-7 - 7 3/8 x 9 1/4, 720 pages, 1 color, softcover Instructor's Manual 0-8273-8286-3 - 7 3/8 x 9 1/4, 720 pages, 1 color, softcover
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Kent Whitaker is an assistant professor at Idaho State University in the Physician Assistant Program. He was formerly an instructor of Respiratory Therapy at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. Mr. Whitaker is a certified Physician's Assistant and holds a Masters in Education degree.Review:
Unit One: Development and Care of the Fetus: Conception to Birth. Chapter 1: Embryologic Development of the Cardiopulmonary System. Chapter 2: Assessment of Fetal Growth and Development. Chapter 3: Labor, Delivery, and Physiologic Changes After Birth. Unit Two: Care of the Neonatal and Pediatric Patient. Chapter 4: Techniques of Resuscitation and Stabilization. Chapter 5: Assessment of the Neonatal and Pediatric Patient. Chapter 6: Respiratory Care Procedures. Chapter 7: General Considerations of Continuing Care. Chapter 8: Pharmacology in Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care. Chapter 9: Assessment of Oxygenation and Ventilation. Unit Three: Causes and Care of Illness in Perinatal and Pediatric patients. Chapter 10: Perinatal Lung Disease and Other Problems of Prematurity. Chapter 11: Causes of Persistent Perinatal Illness. Chapter 12: Pediatric Diseases Requiring Respiratory Care. Chapter 13: Interpretation of Chest X-Rays. Unit Four: Management of Ventilation and Oxygenation. Chapter 14: Concepts of Mechanical Ventilation. Chapter 15: Conventional Methods of Mechanical Ventilation. Chapter 16: Common Ventilators and Monitors. Chapter 17: Special Procedures and Nonconventional Ventilatory Techniques. Unit Five: Transport, Home Care, and Care of the Parents. Chapter 18: Perinatal Transport. Chapter 19: Home Care. Chapter 20: Care of the Parents. Chapter 21: Clinical Case Studies. Glossary. Index. Special Examination Study Guide.
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Book Description Delmar Pub, 1992. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0827338503