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Basic Clinical Lab Competencies for Respiratory Care : An Integrated Approach

Basic Clinical Lab Competencies for Respiratory Care : An Integrated Approach - 3rd edition

Basic Clinical Lab Competencies for Respiratory Care : An Integrated Approach - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780827379985

ISBN10: 0827379986

Basic Clinical Lab Competencies for Respiratory Care : An Integrated Approach by Gary C. White - ISBN 9780827379985
Edition: 3RD 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published: 1998
International: No
Basic Clinical Lab Competencies for Respiratory Care : An Integrated Approach by Gary C. White - ISBN 9780827379985

ISBN13: 9780827379985

ISBN10: 0827379986

Edition: 3RD 98

Summary

Updated and expanded, this competency - based manual is designed to teach the theory and laboratory skills required to safely and effectively perform therapeutic procedures. Ideal for use by students in laboratory and clinical settings, this text includes skills and procedures for the entry - level clinician as well as advanced skills and procedures. Students of Respiratory Care will find this text an invaluable reference as they prepare to become certified practicing clinicians.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Basics of Asepsis.

Basic Patient Assessment: Vital Signs and Breath Sounds.

Advanced Patient Assessment: Inspection, Palpation, and Percussion.

Oxygen Supply Systems.

Oxygen Administration.

Pulmonary Function Testing: Beside Monitoring and Basic Spirometry.

Equipment Processing and Surveillance.

Introduction To Respiratory Care Pharmacology.

Humidity and Aerosol Therapy.

Patient Positioning and Chest Physiotherapy.

Hyperinflation Therapy.

Electrocardiography.

Noninvasive Monitoring.

Phlebotomy.

IV Insertion and Maintenance.

Arterial Blood Gas Sampling.

Bronchoscopy Assisting.

Emergency Airway Management.

Artificial Airway Care.

Continuous Mechanical Ventilation.

Special Ventilatory Procedures.

Newborn Mechanical Ventilation.

Inta-Aortic Balloon Pumping.

Hemodynamic Monitoring.


Appendix.
Glossary.
Index.