From inside dust jacket... This book is designed to aid in the direction of that understanding. Physiology is stressed whenever possible. The authors' conviction that students who learn "why" as well as "how" go on to become the most efficient members of the health care team. This entirely revised Third Editionis still aimed at a wide variety of students and practitioners who treat patients in respiratory failure. This will include medical, nursing and respiratory therapy students; & physicians specializing in internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics & anesthesiology. The chapter on the management of the various forms of respiratory failure covers both acute and chronic respiratory failure as well as techniques and complications of treatment. Specific items discussed include chest trauma, smoke inhalation, pulmonary embolism and edema, status asthmaticus, adult respiratory distress syndrome, alveolar proteinosis, postoperative pulmonary complications, coronary artery disease, drug ingestion, tetanus, cerebral hypoxia, neuromuscular disorders, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cor pulmonale, kyphoscoliosis, pickwickian syndrome, chest physical therapy (IPPB), intermittent mandatory ventilation, infection and the use of antibiotics, intravenous therapy, nutrition and parenteral hyperalimentation. The section on pulmonary physiology and anatomy circulation, ventilation, airways, pulmonary circulation, ventilation/perfusion relationships and gas exchange, pulmonary function tests and the pathophysiology of hypoxemia, hypercarbia and acid-base imbalance. Also included are expanded sections on oxygen therapy, airway humidification, & artificial airways. New additions deal with pulmonary oxygen toxicity, pulmonary oxygen toxicity, pulmonary function testing, resuscitation & care of terminally ill patients and critical are complex organizations.
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Book Description Charles C. Thomas. Book Condition: Acceptable. Moderate wear. Moderate interior markings. No dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # BOOK-0252-01018
Book Description Thomas Publisher, Limited, Charles C. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear, and the pages have only minimal creases. Bookseller Inventory # G0398035415I3N00
Book Description Charles C. Thomas. Paperback. Book Condition: GOOD. Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 2729667760
Book Description Charles C. Thomas (1977) Springfield, IL., 1977. Very good minus, lightly cocked spine. Cloth Very lightly edgeworn jacket. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS045476
Book Description Charles C. Thomas. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Very Good. 0398035415 Charles C. Thomas, 1977. Hard cover, 3rd edition. VG condition in VG- dust jacket with some minor edge wear. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1037634
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