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Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease



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Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease by Terry R Des Jardins
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Learn to assess and treat respiratory care disorders! Now in full color, "Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease, 6th Edition" bridges normal physiology and pathophysiology to provide a solid foundation in recognizing and assessing conditions. Authors Terry Des Jardins and George G. Burton describe how to systematically gather clinical data, formulate an assessment, make an objective evaluation, identify the desired outcome, and design a safe and effective treatment plan, while documenting each step along the way. Unique coverage of Therapist-Driven Protocols (TDPs) prepares you to implement industry-approved standards of care.

Table of Contents

PART I: ASSESSMENT OF RESPIRATORY DISEASE Section I: Clinical Data Obtained at the Patient's Bedside * The Patient Interview * The Physical Examination and Its Basis in Physiology Section II: Clinical Data Obtained from Laboratory Tests and Special Procedures * Pulmonary Function Study Assessments * Arterial Blood Gas Assessments * Oxygenation Assessments * Cardiovascular System Assessments * Radiologic Examination of the Chest * Other Important Tests and Procedures Section III: The Therapist-Driven Protocol Program - The Essentials * The Therapist-Driven Protocol Program and the Role of the Respiratory Therapist * Recording Skills: The Basis for Data Collection, Organization, Assessment Skills, and Treatment Plans PART II: OBSTRUCTIVE AIRWAY DISEASES * Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Chronic Bronchitis, and Emphysema * Asthma * Bronchiectasis * Cystic Fibrosis PART III: INFECTIOUS PULMONARY DISEASES * Pneumonia * Lung Abscess * Tuberculosis * Fungal Diseases of the Lung PART IV: PULMONARY VASCULAR DISEASES * Pulmonary Edema * Pulmonary Embolism PART V: CHEST AND PLEURAL TRAUMA * Flail Chest * Pneumothorax PART VI: DISORDERS OF THE PLEURA AND OF THE CHEST WALL * Pleural Diseases * Kyphoscoliosis PART VII: ENVIRONMENTAL LUNG DISEASES * Interstitial Lung Diseases PART VIII: NEOPLASTIC DISEASE * Cancer of the Lung PART IX: DIFFUSE ALVEOLAR DISEASE * Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome PART X: NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS AND SLEEP APNEA * Guillain-Barre Syndrome * Myasthenia Gravis * Sleep Apnea PART XI: NEWBORN AND EARLY CHILDHOOD RESPIRATORY DISORDERS * Clinical Manifestations Common with Newborn and Early Childhood Respiratory Disorders * Meconium Aspiration Syndrome * Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn * Idiopathic (Infant) Respiratory Distress Syndrome * Pulmonary Air Leak Syndromes * Respiratory Syncytial Virus (Bronchiolitis or Pneumonitis) * Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia * Diaphragmatic Hernia * Croup Syndrome: Laryngotracheobronchitis and Acute Epiglottis PART XII: OTHER IMPORTANT TOPICS * Near Drowning * Smoke Inhalation and Thermal Injuries * Postoperative Atelectasis References Appendices Glossary
Release date Australia
February 24th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
6th Revised edition
black & white tables, figures
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