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Egan's fundamentals of respiratory care / [edited by] Robert M. Kacmarek, James K. Stoller, Albert J. Heuer ; consulting editors, Robert L. Chatburn, Richard H. Kallet.


Learn the principles and skills you'll need as a respiratory therapist! Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care, 12th Edition provides a solid foundation in respiratory care and covers the latest advances in this ever-changing field. Known as "the bible for respiratory care," this text makes it easy to understand the role of the respiratory therapist, the scientific basis for treatment, and clinical applications. Comprehensive chapters correlate to the 2020 NBRC Exam matrices, preparing you for clinical and exam success. Written by noted educators Robert Kacmarek, James Stoller, and Albert Heuer, this edition includes new chapters on heart failure as well as ethics and end-of-life care, plus the latest AARC practice guidelines.

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  • ISBN: 9780323811224
  • ISBN: 0323811221
  • ISBN: 0323811213
  • ISBN: 9780323811217
  • ISBN: 9780323511124
  • ISBN: 0323511120
  • Physical Description: xiv, 1378 pages : illustrations, charts ; 28 cm.
  • Edition: Edition 12.
  • Publisher: St Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Machine generated contents note: SECTION I Foundations of Respiratory Care -- 1.Early History of Respiratory Care / James K. Stoller -- 2.The Profession of Respiratory Therapy / Brian K. Walsh -- 3.Quality, Patient Safety, and Communication / Umur Hatipoglu -- 4.Principles of Infection Prevention and Control / Thomas G. Fraser -- 5.Ethical and Legal Implications of Practice / Anthony L. DeWitt -- 6.Physical Principles of Respiratory Care / Daniel F. Fisher -- 7.E-Medicine in Respiratory Care / Albert J. Heuer -- 8.Fundamentals of Respiratory Care Research / Robert L. Chatburn -- SECTION II Applied Anatomy and Physiology -- 9.The Respiratory System / Siddharta Silva -- 10.The Cardiovascular System / Narciso E. Rodriguez -- 11.Ventilation / Eduardo Mireles-Cabodevila -- 12.Gas Exchange and Transport / Zaza Cohen -- 13.Solutions, Body Fluids, and Electrolytes / Daniel F. Fisher -- 14.Acid-Base Balance / Will Beachey -- 15.Regulation of Breathing / Will Beachey
Note continued: SECTION III Assessment of Respiratory Disorders -- 16.Bedside Assessment of the Patient / Richard H. Kallet -- 17.Interpreting Clinical and Laboratory Data / Richard H. Kallet -- 18.Interpreting the Electrocardiogram / Albert J. Heuer -- 19.Analysis and Monitoring of Gas Exchange / Richard H. Kallet -- 20.Pulmonary Function Testing / Zaza Cohen -- 21.Review of Thoracic Imaging / James K. Stoller -- 22.Flexible Bronchoscopy and the Respiratory Therapist / Atul C. Mehta -- 23.Nutrition Assessment / Janet Reid-Hector -- SECTION IV Review of Cardiopulmonary Disease -- 24.Pulmonary Infections / Steven K. Schmitt -- 25.Obstructive Lung Disease: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Asthma, and Related Diseases / James K. Stoller -- 26.Interstitial Lung Disease / Jason Bordelon -- 27.Pleural Diseases / Joseph Cicenia -- 28.Pulmonary Vascular Disease / Raed A. Dweik -- 29.Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome / Robert Duncan Hite
Note continued: 30.Respiratory Management of Trauma, Obesity, Near Drowning, and Burns / Lorenzo Berra -- 31.Acute Heart Failure / Lorenzo Berra -- 32.Lung Cancer / Hilary Petersen -- 33.Neuromuscular and Other Diseases of the Chest Wall / Rendell W. Ashton -- 34.Disorders of Sleep / Patrick J. Strollo Jr. -- 35.Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Disorders / Edwin L. Coombs Jr. -- SECTION V Basic Therapeutics -- 36.Airway Pharmacology / Douglas S. Gardenhire -- 37.Airway Management / Carolyn J. La Vita -- 38.Emergency Cardiovascular Life Support / Thomas A. Barnes -- 39.Humidity and Bland Aerosol Therapy / Arzu Ari -- 40.Aerosol Drug Therapy / Arzu Ari -- 41.Storage and Delivery of Medical Gases / David L. Vines -- 42.Medical Gas Therapy / Anne Marie Hilse -- 43.Lung Expansion Therapy / Daniel F. Fisher -- 44.Airway Clearance Therapy / Donna D. Gardner -- SECTION VI Acute and Critical Care
Note continued: 45.Respiratory Failure and the Need for Ventilatory Support / Loutfi S. Aboussouan -- 46.Mechanical Ventilators / Teresa A. Volsko -- 47.Physiology of Ventilatory Support / Robert M. Kacmarek -- 48.Patient-Ventilator Interactions / Robert M. Kacmarek -- 49.Initiating and Adjusting Invasive Ventilatory Support / Robert M. Kacmarek -- 50.Noninvasive Ventilation / Purris F. Williams -- 51.Extracorporeal Life Support / Alex George LeGassey -- 52.Monitoring the Patient in the Intensive Care Unit / Thomas Piraino -- 53.Discontinuing Ventilatory Support / Robert M. Kacmarek -- 54.Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care / Daniel W. Chipman -- SECTION VII Patient Education and Long-Term Care -- 55.Patient Education and Health Promotion / Donna D. Gardner -- 56.Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation / Albert J. Heuer -- 57.Respiratory Care in Alternative Settings / Daryl Rogers -- 58.Ethics and the End of Life / M. Cornelia Cremens.
Subject: Respiratory therapy.
Respiratory Therapy > methods.
Respiratory Tract Diseases > therapy.

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