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Critical Thinking : Cases in Respiratory Care

Critical Thinking : Cases in Respiratory Care - 98 edition

Critical Thinking : Cases in Respiratory Care - 98 edition

ISBN13: 9780803601536

ISBN10: 0803601530

Critical Thinking : Cases in Respiratory Care by Kathleen J. Wood - ISBN 9780803601536
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 1998
International: No
Critical Thinking : Cases in Respiratory Care by Kathleen J. Wood - ISBN 9780803601536

ISBN13: 9780803601536

ISBN10: 0803601530

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 98

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Focusing on case studies, this new workbook helps respiratory therapist students develop critical thinking skills.

Key Features

  • Book begins with overview of critical thinking, problem-based learning, assessment, developing care plans, time management, and process and outcome evaluation
  • Problem-based case studies begin as simple cases and increase in difficulty as the reader progresses through the book
  • Each case includes a medical record and flow chart to illustrate the case from a treatment and problem-solving perspective
  • Cases are broken into sections followed by questions, allowing the reader time to assess the situation
  • Each chapter contains learning objectives, key words - phrases, chapter summaries, and multiple-choice review questions

Author Bio

Wood, Kathleen J. : Massasoit Community College

Kathleen J. Wood, MEd, RRT, Assistant Professor of Respiratory Care, Massasoit Community College, Brockton, Massachusetts

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part 1: Theoretical Framework

1. Introduction to Problem-Based Learning
2. Critical Thinking in Respiratory Care
3. Assessment in Respiratory Care: A Cognitive Approach
4. Evaluation of Quality in Respiratory Care
5. Creating the Respiratory Care Plan
6. Time Management and the RCP

Part 2: Case Studies

7. A Post-Operative Patient with Lobectomy and Hypoxemia
8. A Pediatric Asthmatic
9. An AIDS Patient with Pulmonary Infection
10. A 50-Year-Old Man with Sleep Apnea Syndrome
11. A 30-Year-Old Woman with Guillain-Barré Syndrome
12. A Pediatric Patient with Laryngotracheobronchitis - A Croup Syndrome
13. An Adolescent Near-Drowning Victim
14. A 65-Year-Old Woman with Acute Myocardial Infarction
15. A 76-Year-Old Post-Surgical Patient with COPD: A Pulmonary Rehabilitation Case: Subacute to Homecare
16. An 18-Year-Old Victim of Multiple Trauma, with Head, Neck, and Chest Injuries
17. An Infant with Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
18. An Infant with Respiratory Distress Syndrome
19. A Burn Victim with Smoke Inhalation

Appendices: Tips on Taking Clinical Simulation Examinations
Troubleshooting Tips: A Troubleshooting Guide
Common Equations Used Throughout the Text
Glasgow Coma Scale