Basic Clinical Lab Competencies For Respiratory Care

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1997-10-21
  • Publisher: Thomson Delmar Learning
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Spokane Community College, WA. A Brandon/Hill Allied Health List title. Laboratory manual for respiratory therapy students covering theory and clinical procedures. Softcover with perforated pages. Includes performance evaluation forms. DNLM: Clinical Competence--standards.

Table of Contents

List of Performance Evaluations
Introduction to the Text
List of Contributors
Basic of Asepsisp. 1
Basic Patient Assessment: Vital Signs and Breath Soundsp. 15
Advanced Patient Assessment: Inspection, Palpation, and Percussionp. 33
Oxygen Supply Systemsp. 47
Oxygen Administrationp. 73
Pulmonary Function Testing: Bedside Monitoring and Basic Spirometryp. 93
Equipment Processing and Surveillancep. 121
Introduction to Respiratory Care Pharmacologyp. 135
Humidity and Aerosol Therapyp. 147
Patient Positioning and Chest Physiotherapyp. 169
Hyperinflation Therapyp. 189
Electrocardiographyp. 231
Noninvasive Monitoringp. 245
Phlebotomyp. 261
IV Insertion and Maintenancep. 273
Arterial Blood Gas Samplingp. 291
Bronchoscopy Assistingp. 309
Emergency Airway Managementp. 325
Artificial Airway Carep. 355
Continuous Mechanical Ventilationp. 383
Special Ventilatory Proceduresp. 451
Newborn Mechanical Ventilationp. 517
Inta-Aortic Balloon Pumpingp. 539
Hemodynamic Monitoringp. 563
Appendix - Answers to Self-Evaluation Post Testsp. 583
Glossaryp. 585
Indexp. 597
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