Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care

Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care

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A comprehensive text on respiratory care for neonates, infants, and children, Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care, 4th Edition provides a solid foundation in the assessment and treatment of respiratory care disorders. Clear, full-color coverage emphasizes clinical application of the principles of neonatal/pediatric respiratory care. New to this edition is coverage of the latest advances in clinical practice, a chapter devoted to quality and safety, and summary boxes discussing real-world clinical scenarios. From author Brian Walsh, an experienced educator and respiratory therapist, this text is an excellent study tool for the NBRCa€™s Neonatal/Pediatric Specialty exam! A comprehensive, evidence-based approach covers all of the major topics of respiratory care for neonates, infants, and children, including both theory and application. Case studies help you master the more difficult areas of care for neonatal and pediatric disorders. Logical, streamlined organization makes it easier for students to master the material and prepare for an entry-level BS degree and the national Neonatal/Pediatric Specialty credentialing exam. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter highlight the qtake-awaysq by breaking down key content into measurable behaviors, criteria, and conditions. Complete test preparation is provided through coverage of all the content in the matrix for the NPS exam. NBRC exam-style assessment questions test your comprehension of the material in each chapter. Answers to assessment and case study questions are provided on the Evolve companion website. New Quality and Safety chapter addresses quality care for the neonatal/pediatric patient. New Clinical Highlights boxes discuss realistic scenarios to help you apply your knowledge to clinical practice. UPDATED! Over 400 full-color illustrations - plus clear tables and graphs- make it easier to visualize key concepts. New! Key point summary at end of each chapter highlights essential content in a bulleted format. New! Glossary provides easy access to key terms and their definitions. New! Key terms at the beginning of each chapter highlight important terminology.Adaptive Servoventilation (ASV) and Proportional Assist Ventilation (PAV) The adaptive servoventilator (AutoSet CS; ResMed, Sydney, Australia) is a modified bilevel pressure ventilator suitable for NPPV. The device provides a baseline levelanbsp;...

Title:Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care
Author:Brian K. Walsh
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2014-03-25


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