Perinatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-06-17
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science div

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With the in-depth coverage you need, this text helps you provide quality treatment for neonates, infants and pediatric patients. It discusses the principles of neonatal and pediatric respiratory care while emphasizing clinical application. Not only is this edition updated with the latest advances in perinatal and pediatric medicine, but it adds a new chapter on pediatric thoracic trauma plus new user-friendly features to simplify learning. A comprehensive approach covers all of the major topics of respiratory care for neonates, infants and children, including both theory and application Exam preparation is enhanced by the inclusion of the content in the exam matrix for the NBRC's neonatal/pediatric specialty exam. A streamlined, logical organization makes it easy to build a solid foundation of knowledge. Unique Pediatric Thoracic Trauma chapter focuses on common forms of thoracic trauma, a condition that accounts for 5-10% of admissions to pediatric trauma centers. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter highlight what you should learn by breaking down key content into measurable behaviors, criteria, and conditions. Assessment questions in each chapter are written in the NBRC multiple-choice style as found on the neonatal and pediatric specialty exam, with answers, page references, and rationales available on a companion Evolve website. Case studies help you master the more difficult areas of care for neonatal and pediatric disorders. New learning features and a fresh look make this text easier to study and use. A companion Evolve website includes links to related sites for further research and study.

Table of Contents

Fetal Development, Assessment, and Delivery
Fetal Lung Development
Fetal Gas Exchange and Circulation
Antenatal Assessment and High Risk Delivery
Neonatal Assessment and Resuscitation
Assessment and Monitoring of the Neonatal and Pediatric Patient
Examination and Assessment of the Neonatal Patient
Exam and Assessment of the Pediatric Patient
Pulmonary Function Testing and Bedside Pulmonary Mechanics
Radiographic Assessment
Invasive Blood Gas Analysis and Monitoring
Non-invasive Monitoring in Neonatal and Pediatric Care
Therapeutic Procedures for Treatment of Neonatal and Pediatric Disorders
Oxygen Administration
Aerosols and Administration of Medication
Airway Clearance Techniques and Lung Volume Expansion
Airway Management
Surfactant Replacement
Mechanical Ventilators
Newborn Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Mechanical Ventilation of the Neonatal and Pediatric Patient
Neonatal and Pediatric High-frequency Ventilation
Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation of the Infant and Child
Administration of Gas Mixtures
Extracorporeal Life Support
Thoracic Organ Transplantation George
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Neonatal and Pediatric Disorders: Presentation, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Neonatal Pulmonary Disorders
Congenital and Surgical Disorders that Affect Respiratory Care
Neonatal Complications of Respiratory Care
Congenital Cardiac Defects
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Sleep Disorders
Pediatric Airway Disorders and Pulmonary Infections
Cystic Fibrosis
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Shock and Anaphylaxis
Sepsis and Meningitis
Thermal and Inhalation Injury
Head Injury and Cerebral Disorders Paul Mathews
Pediatric Thoracic Trauma Bradley Rodgers
Submersion Injury in Chil
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