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Manual of Pulmonary Function Testing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 9th Edition
Gregg L. Ruppel, MEd, RRT, RPFT, FAARC
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Updated "Case Studies" provide you with the most up-to-date scenarios to help prepare you for clinical situations.
Updated "Self-Assessment Questions" for each chapter test your knowledge of the content, and answers in the appendix let you check your answers for accuracy.
The latest guidelines from the American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society (ATS/ERS) and the American Thoracic Society/American College of Chest Physicians (ATS/ACCP), plus information on new procedures and testing equipment ensure you use the most current practice guidelines.
UNIQUE! More real-life cases with actual tracings and authentic patient data enhance your ability to interpret pulmonary function studies.
Chapter Outlines, Key Terms, and Key Point Summaries highlight the most important information in every chapter and help you review key information for the CPFT and RPFT examinations.
A "how to" approach to testing explains procedures step-by-step and provides a valuable on-the-job reference.
UNIQUE! Objectives for both Entry and Advanced Levels following the content guidelines suggested by National Board for Respiratory Care provide a useful study tool for the CPFT and RPFT examinations.
UNIQUE! PF Tips boxes highlight content from the text to help you remember essential information.
UNIQUE! Clinical Practice Tips provide helpful guidance for applying the concepts and procedures from each chapter.
By Gregg L. Ruppel, MEd, RRT, RPFT, FAARC, Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO
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