Workbook for Egan s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care

Author: Robert M. Kacmarek
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323393837
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Keyed chapter-by-chapter to the market-leading text, Workbook for Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care, 11th Edition is filled with more NBRC-style, case study application, and analysis-style questions that prepare you to excel on exams. This comprehensive Workbook features a new design with a second color that highlights important information, breaks up text, and offers better usability. New chapters correlate with the text to keep you current, and a wide range of activities engage and guide you through some of the text’s more difficult concepts. Word Wizard tests your knowledge of key terms. Meet the Objectives assess your learning outcomes. Key Points identify key concepts from the chapter. Case studies test comprehension of assessment and intervention strategies and help you practice critical thinking. What Does the NBRC Say? provides information on expectations of NBRC, gives a sampling of NBRC-style multiple-choice questions, and helps you prepare for the certification exam. Food for Thought offers thought-provoking tips and questions. Information Age highlights all the resources available to you on the web. A Picture is Worth (including Pneumo-nuggets) features a mixture of labeling exercises and "nuggets" of information in the form of tips or questions. Chapter-specific exercises offer various activities, such as exercises on ethics, equipment, and mathematics. NEW! Five all-new chapters bring you the most up-to-date information on the fundamentals of respiratory care research, trauma, burns, near drowning, patient ventilator interaction, flexible bronchoscopy, and extracorporeal life support (ECLS). NEW! A second color helps highlight pertinent information, breaks up text, and provides a better overall look. EXPANDED! More NBRC-style questions help you pass the NBRC examination. NEW! Updated content reflects changes in the 11th edition of the text.

Egan s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care E Book

Author: Robert M. Kacmarek
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323393853
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Designed for optimal student learning for over 40 years, Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care, 11th Edition provides you with the strong background you need to succeed in the field of respiratory care. Nicknamed "the Bible for respiratory care," it helps you gain a thorough understanding of the role of respiratory therapists, the scientific basis for treatment, and clinical applications. Comprehensive chapters correlate to the most up-to-date 2015 NBRC Detailed Content Outline for the TM-CE to successfully prepare you for clinical and credentialing exam success. Always in step with the ever-changing field of respiratory care, this easy-to-read new edition features five new chapters, as well as new information on online charting systems, patient databases, research databases, meaningful use, simulation, and an expanded discussion of the electronic medical record system. User-friendly full-color design calls attention to special features to enhance learning. Evolve learning resources include PowerPoint slides, Test Bank questions, an English-Spanish glossary, an image collection, a Body Spectrum Anatomy Coloring Book, and student lecture notes that enhance instructors’ teaching and students’ learning. Student Workbook reflects the text’s updated content and serves as a practical study guide offering numerous case studies, experiments, and hands-on activities. Therapist-Driven Protocols (TDPs) used by RTs in hospitals to assess a patient, initiate care, and evaluate outcomes, are incorporated throughout the text to develop your critical thinking skills and teach the value of following an established protocol. Expert authorship from the leading figures in respiratory care ensures that critical content is covered thoroughly and accurately. Excerpts of 40 published Clinical Practice Guidelines provide you with important information regarding patient care, indications/contraindications, hazards and complications, assessment of need, and assessment of outcome and monitoring. UNIQUE! Egan's trusted reputation as the preeminent fundamental respiratory care textbook for more than 40 years maintains its student focus and comprehensive coverage while keeping in step with the profession. Updated content reflects changes in the industry to ensure it is both current and clinically accurate and prepares you for a career as a respiratory therapist in today’s health care environment. UNIQUE! Mini Clinis give you an opportunity to apply text content to actual patient care through short, critical-thinking case scenarios. Mini Clinis can also be used as a point of focus in class discussion to strengthen students' critical thinking skills. UNIQUE! Rules of Thumb highlight rules, formulas, and key points that are important to clinical practice. Bulleted learning objectives aligned with summary checklists to highlight key content at the beginning and at the end of each chapter, paralleling the three areas tested on the 2015 NBRC Therapist Multiple-Choice Examination: recall, analysis, and application.

Egan s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care

Author: Robert M. Kacmarek
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9780323082037
Format: PDF
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The 10th Edition of this text delivers a comprehensive introduction to the field of respiratory care including the latest advances and trends in professional practice today. This new edition, explains the role of respiratory therapists (RTs), scientific bases for treatment, and clinical applications. In-depth discussions progress from the principles of respiratory care to applied anatomy and physiology, patient assessment, discussion of specific respiratory illnesses, basic therapy, acute and critical care, and preventive and long-term care. For use in preparation for the NBRC examination. -- From back cover.

Fundamentals of Respiratory Care

Author: Stephen F. Wehrman
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9780815128915
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Thoroughly revised by a new author and new contributors, this study guide is the perfect accompaniment to the seventh edition of Scanlan: EGAN'S FUNDAMENTALS OF RESPIRATORY CARE. Explicitly tied to the main text, the STUDY GUIDE maintains a critical-thinking focus while providing a thorough, upbeat review of the main concepts covered in EGAN'S. Each chapter includes a vocabulary review, review of objectives, chapter highlights, case studies, multiple choice and critical thinking questions, and discussion of board exams. Follows the text to reinforce major concepts and ensure optimum learning of respiratory principles. Clearly written and organized to keep students' attention and increase learning. Questions, review and highlights incorporate the three areas tested on the NBRC exam - recall, analysis, and application - to help students identify important information that goes beyond memorization and recall. Activities include: Vocabulary review - matching, fill-in-the-blank exercises, and crossword puzzles. Reviews of chapter objectives check understanding of primary concepts. Chapter highlights review key points from each chapter of EGAN'S FUNDAMENTALS OF RESPIRATORY CARE. Case studies apply the knowledge gained to real-life scenarios. Review questions and NBRC discussion allow practice with questions styled after those on the NBRC exams and learn what to expect on the board exams. Food for thought - critical thinking questions move beyond recall and apply concepts to the world.

The Essentials of Respiratory Care

Author: Robert M. Kacmarek
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323027008
Format: PDF, Docs
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The new edition of this essential resource covers core areas of respiratory care in a convenient outline format that makes it a great quick-reference guide, a handy review tool for credentialing examinations, and a comprehensive reference guide for clinical practice. Key topics include basic science; anatomy and physiology of the respiratory, cardiovascular, renal, and neurological systems; and therapeutic aspects of neonatal, pediatric, and adult respiratory care. Also features extensive coverage of pharmacology and infection control. The convenient outline format breaks information down into manageable bits of information that make it ideal for study, review, and quick reference The comprehensive coverage of key topics - from introductory material through therapeutic care - consolidates the full spectrum of respiratory care into one essential resource Completely updated to reflect the significant advancements in the field of respiratory care Reflects the required core content of the most recent National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) examination matrix, ensuring the most up-to-date competency requirements for certification Features new chapters on ventilatory management for obstructive pulmonary disease, adult respiratory distress syndrome, NIPPV, tracheal gas insufflation, prone positioning, and liquid ventilation A redesigned format provides easier navigation through the text

Respiratory Care Clinical Competency Lab Manual

Author: Sandra T Hinski
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323292445
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Respiratory Care Clinical Competency Lab Manual provides the practical skills needed to apply classroom theory to clinical practice. This text has the flexibility to be used in conjunction with all other respiratory care titles, as well as in other disciplines that require competencies in respiratory therapy. With detailed, step-by-step procedures, supporting procedural illustrations, hands-on lab exercises, case studies, and critical thinking questions, this text helps you understand and apply theoretical knowledge by demonstrating specific skills. Procedural competency evaluation forms help you to assess your progress and performance of specific procedures. Detailed, structured lab activities provide hands-on opportunities to assess psychomotor and patient communication skills in a controlled environment. Content correlation to NBRC combined CRT/RRT exam content outlines helps you better prepare for credentialing exams. Step-by-step procedural competencies prepare you for the RT competency areas established by the American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC) and meet the national practice standards for patient care. Up-to-date coverage of current technology, equipment, Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs), CPR guidelines, and CDC recommendations, and mass casualty/disaster management equips you with the most state-of-the-art training for respiratory care. Integration of case-based questions within the lab activities helps you develop and promote your critical thinking abilities. UNIQUE! Coverage of polysomnography addresses clinical evaluation in this expanding specialty area. Over 200 images provide visual guidance on how to perform procedures. UNIQUE! Reality Check boxes arm you with practical knowledge on real-world application of various procedures. UNIQUE! Tip boxes supply you with helpful pointers for the clinical arena. Glossary of terms offers quick reference to terms presented in the text.

Workbook for Mosby s Respiratory Care Equipment E Book

Author: J. M. Cairo
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323292100
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Prepare yourself for success in the classroom and the clinical setting with the Workbook for Mosby’s Respiratory Care Equipment, 9th Edition. This versatile workbook is specifically designed to clearly and concisely reinforce the most clinically relevant information presented in the text. Featuring a wide variety of exercises ranging from crosswords and case studies to NBRC-style multiple-choice questions, this workbook will provide focus and improve your study time. Matching, labeling, short answer, crosswords, calculations, and case study exercises reinforce the most clinically relevant information in the textbook. The wide variety of exercises gives you several ways to assess your knowledge and identify the areas where more practice is needed. Critical thinking questions help you apply and analyze content learned from the text. NBRC-style questions prepare you for what you will encounter when taking the NBRC credentialing exam. Learning objectives reflect the same objectives from the textbook and reinforce the basic concepts to be learned from each chapter. NEW! Additional exercises further prepare you for the NBRC credentialing exam.

Mosby s Respiratory Care Equipment

Author: J. M. Cairo
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323096212
Format: PDF, Docs
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Stay ahead of the curve with this clinically relevant equipment text, now updated with the latest equipment and most in-depth information. It contains a thorough and systematic coverage of equipment used by respiratory therapists in all areas of practice including neonates and pediatrics, cardiovascular diagnostics, and the growing field of sleep medicine. Chapters combine theory with the latest advances in new devices and techniques, computer-assisted technologies, pharmacological agents, and clinical practice guidelines. This text explains the mechanics of the equipment while maintaining a focus on the clinical applications. Instead of just reading a technical description of ventilators the text shows how to select modes, set parameters, monitor the equipment, and respond to alarms. This how to approach prepares students to work with the entire spectrum of equipment.

Respiratory Care Exam Review

Author: David H. Persing
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323241514
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Prepare yourself for the new 2015 NBRC credentialing examination with the most up-to-date review resource! Respiratory Care Exam Review, 4th Edition contains everything you need to review and prepare for the new Therapist Multiple-Choice Examination that closely aligns with the NBRC’s new testing format, including more analysis-type questions. The accompanying Evolve website offers even more review with a practice Therapist Multiple-Choice Exam to familiarize yourself with the computerized exam format. Twenty clinical simulations that reflect the new quantity of simulations on the actual Clinical Simulation Exam (CSE) are also included on the companion website for additional practice on this very difficult portion of the Registry exam. UNIQUE! Clinical simulations on the Evolve companion site reflect the new quantity of simulations (20) and the newly revised length of these simulations on the actual 2015 Clinical Simulation Exam (CSE). Rationales are provided on the Evolve companion site for every question in the practice exam along with the NBRC code for the difficulty level of the question (recall, application, analysis). UNIQUE! Exam notes are highlighted in special boxes to help you streamline your time better by identifying content specific to the credentialing exam. A practice exam reflecting the new TM-CE is included in the back of the text with the answer key and rationales provided on Evolve. Pre-tests with several multiple-choice questions are formatted like those found on the NBRC TM-CE and begin each chapter to help you determine a base of knowledge and content areas of strength and weakness before studying the chapter. Computerized practice exam on the Evolve companion site available in both study (untimed) and exam (timed) modes to provide an additional opportunity to practice and experience the actual NBRC testing environment in a computerized format. Experienced and test-savvy author, Gary Persing, ensures that critical NBRC TM-CE content is covered thoroughly and accurately. Comprehensive, yet straightforward outline format correlates with the updated 2015 NBRC Detailed Content Outline and exam matrix to keep content current. Open-ended post-chapter study questions end each chapter to reinforce information and help you retain the material. NEW! One Therapist Multiple Choice Exam (TM-CE) practice test aligns with the new 2015 NBRC written exam. NEW! Revised resources on Evolve companion site include the following new features: HTML5 formatting for greater flexibility among platforms 9 additional clinical simulations (for a total of 20) with shortened sections to align with the new 2015 NBRC Clinical Simulation Exam (in both study mode and exam mode) One Therapist Multiple Choice Exam (TM-CE) practice exam for both levels of credentialing to closely align with the new testing format Equation tips providing special hints or instructions for common equations Standard normal range guide featuring standard values of various parameters used in respiratory care assessment. NEW! Additional analysis-type questions have been added to the Pre- and Post-Chapter study questions to align with the changes in the matrix content outlines.

Respiratory Care Sciences An Integrated Approach

Author: William Wojciechowski
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133594778
Format: PDF, Docs
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Practical, straightforward, and easy to understand, the fifth edition of RESPIRATORY CARE SCIENCES: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH covers the basic mathematical and scientific concepts relevant to the clinical practice of respiratory therapy. This comprehensive book features clear and concise explanations of key physical concepts, along with explicit diagrams that are designed to help readers visualize the material presented. A vast array of updated examples and practice problems with detailed, step by step solutions, foster understanding and assessment of basic scientific theories and help readers avoid common mistakes. With real world examples, new clinical concepts, and coverage consistent with NBRC matrix and AARC guidelines, the fifth edition prepares readers for a successful career in respiratory therapy. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.