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Laboratory Exercises for Competency in Respiratory Care

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-12-01
  • Publisher: F a Davis Co
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The 2nd Edition of this best-selling laboratory manual continues to provide the hands-on practice students need to integrate theory and clinical practice. Step-by-step instructions, with detailed diagrams and illustrations, show students how to perform each procedure. 86 procedural competency evaluation forms enable students to assess their progress and instructors to measure student performance. The 2nd Edition reflects the latest technologies and standards of care.

Table of Contents

1. Laboratory and Clinical Safety 2. Communication and Cultural Diversity in Health Care 3. Infection Control 4. Sterilization and Disinfection 5. Medical Record 6. Patient Assessment: Basic Skills Vital Signs 7. Patient Assessment: Advanced Skills 8. Bedside Assessment of Pulmonary Mechanics 9. Oxygen Supply Systems 10. Oxygen Analysis 11. Oxygen Therapy Administration 12. Humidity Devices 13. Aerosol Generators 14. Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology Review 15. Aerosol and Medication Therapy 16. Hyperinflation Therapy Techniques 17. Bronchial Hygiene: Chest Physiotherapy 18. Adjunct Techniques for Bronchial Hygiene 19. Manual Resuscitators and Manual Ventilation 20. Pharyngeal Airways 21. Suctioning 22. Endotracheal Intubation 23. Tracheostomy Care 24. Artificial Airway Care and Maintenance 25. Noninvasive Blood Gas Monitoring 26. Arterial Blood Gas Sampling 27. Arterial Blood Gas Analysis and Maintenance 28. Blood Gas Interpretation and Calculations 29. Phlebotomy 30. Intravenous Insertion and Maintenance 31. Pulmonary Function Testing 32. Chest Tube Drainage Systems 33. Basic Chest X Ray Interpretation 34. Bronchoscopy Assisting 35. Electrocardiography 36. Hemodynamic Monitoring 37. Noninvasive Ventilation 38. Pressure Ventilators 39. Continuous Mechanical Ventilation 40. Ventilator Modes 41. Ventilator Initiation 42. Patient Ventilator System Care and Maintenance 43. Discontinuation of Mechanical Ventilation 44. Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Care 45. Neonatal/Pediatric Ventilation 46. Respiratory Care in Alternate Settings Appendices A. Equipment Resources B. Interactive Aids C. Procedural Competency Evaluations

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