Mosby's Respiratory Care Equipment, 8th Edition

Mosby's Respiratory Care Equipment

8th Edition

By J. M. Cairo, PhD, RRT, FAARC, Dean of the School of Allied Health Professions, Professor of Cardiopulmonary Science, Physiology, and Anesthesiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA; and Susan P. Pilbeam, MS, RRT, FAARC, Clinical Applications Specialist, Maquet, Inc., St. Augustine, FL

Chapter 1: Basic Physics for the Respiratory Therapist

Chapter 2: Manufacture, Storage, and Transport of Medical Gases

Chapter 3: Administering Medical Gases: Regulators, Flowmeters, and Controlling Devices

Chapter 4: Humidity and Aerosol Therapy

Chapter 5: Principles of Infection Control

Chapter 6: Airway Management Devices

Chapter 7: Lung Expansion Therapy

Chapter 8: Assessment of Pulmonary Function

Chapter 9: Assessment of Cardiovascular Function

Chapter 10: Blood Gas Monitoring

Chapter 11: Introduction to Ventilators

Chapter 12: Mechanical Ventilators: General-Use Devices

Chapter 13: Infant and Pediatric Ventilators

Chapter 14: Transport, Home-Care, and Alternative Ventilatory Devices

Chapter 15: Sleep Diagnostics