Summary: Focusing on case studies, this new workbook helps respiratory therapist students develop critical thinking skills.
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 t...show morehrough 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
...show lessEdition/Copyright: 98 Cover: Paperback Publisher: F. A. Davis Co. Published: 09/28/1997 International: No
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Wood, Kathleen J. : Massasoit Community College
Kathleen J. Wood, MEd, RRT, Assistant Professor of Respiratory Care, Massasoit Community College, Brockton, Massachusetts
"I would recommend this book to anyone who is interested in enhancing student learning. It is one of the few texts that introduces the concepts of critical thinking and PBL, and then provides exercises (cases) within the context of respiratory therapy education and training."
-- Respiratory Care, March 1999, pp. 367
Submitted by Publisher, June, 2001
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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 Index
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