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Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care, 4th Edition

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A comprehensive text on respiratory care for neonates, infants, and children, Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care, 4th Edition provides a solid foundation in the assessment and treatment of respiratory care disorders. Clear, full-color coverage emphasizes clinical application of the principles of neonatal/pediatric respiratory care. New to this edition is coverage of the latest advances in clinical practice, a chapter devoted to quality and safety, and summary boxes discussing real-world clinical scenarios. From author Brian Walsh, an experienced educator and respiratory therapist, this text is an excellent study tool for the NBRC’s Neonatal/Pediatric Specialty exam!

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New to This Edition

    • New Quality and Safety chapter addresses quality care for the neonatal/pediatric patient.
    • New Clinical Highlights boxes discuss realistic scenarios to help you apply your knowledge to clinical practice.
    • UPDATED! Over 400 full-color illustrations - plus clear tables and graphs- make it easier to visualize key concepts.
    • New! Key point summary at end of each chapter highlights essential content in a bulleted format.
    • New! Glossary provides easy access to key terms and their definitions.
    • New! Key terms at the beginning of each chapter highlight important terminology.

Key Features

    • A comprehensive, evidence-based approach covers all of the major topics of respiratory care for neonates, infants, and children, including both theory and application.
    • Case studies help you master the more difficult areas of care for neonatal and pediatric disorders.
    • Logical, streamlined organization makes it easier for students to master the material and prepare for an entry-level BS degree and the national Neonatal/Pediatric Specialty credentialing exam.
    • Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter highlight the "take-aways" by breaking down key content into measurable behaviors, criteria, and conditions.
    • Complete test preparation is provided through coverage of all the content in the matrix for the NPS exam.
    • NBRC exam-style assessment questions test your comprehension of the material in each chapter.
    • Answers to assessment and case study questions are provided on the Evolve companion website.

Author Information

    By Brian K. Walsh, RRT-NPS, ACCS, FAARC, Clinical Research Coordinator Boston Children's Hospital Boston, MA

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Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care, 4th Edition
  • Paperback
  • 816 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 3/4 X 11 1/16 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-5319-2
  • Copyright: 2015