Clinical Manifestations & Assessment of Respiratory Disease, 6th Edition

Clinical Manifestations & Assessment of Respiratory Disease

6th Edition

By Terry Des Jardins, MEd, RRT, Director, Department of Respiratory Care, Parkland College, Champaign, IL


PART I: ASSESSMENT OF RESPIRATORY DISEASE

Section I: Clinical Data Obtained at the Patient?s Bedside

  1. The Patient Interview
  2. The Physical Examination and Its Basis in Physiology
  3. Section II: Clinical Data Obtained from Laboratory Tests and Special Procedures

  4. Pulmonary Function Study Assessments
  5. Arterial Blood Gas Assessments
  6. Oxygenation Assessments
  7. Cardiovascular System Assessments
  8. Radiologic Examination of the Chest
  9. Other Important Tests and Procedures
  10. Section III: The Therapist-Driven Protocol Program - The Essentials

  11. The Therapist-Driven Protocol Program and the Role of the Respiratory Therapist
  12. Recording Skills: The Basis for Data Collection, Organization, Assessment Skills, and Treatment Plans
  13. PART II: OBSTRUCTIVE AIRWAY DISEASES

  14. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Chronic Bronchitis, and Emphysema
  15. Asthma
  16. Bronchiectasis
  17. Cystic Fibrosis
  18. PART III: INFECTIOUS PULMONARY DISEASES

  19. Pneumonia
  20. Lung Abscess
  21. Tuberculosis
  22. Fungal Diseases of the Lung
  23. PART IV: PULMONARY VASCULAR DISEASES

  24. Pulmonary Edema
  25. Pulmonary Embolism
  26. PART V: CHEST AND PLEURAL TRAUMA

  27. Flail Chest
  28. Pneumothorax
  29. PART VI: DISORDERS OF THE PLEURA AND OF THE CHEST WALL

  30. Pleural Diseases
  31. Kyphoscoliosis
  32. PART VII: ENVIRONMENTAL LUNG DISEASES

  33. Interstitial Lung Diseases
  34. PART VIII: NEOPLASTIC DISEASE

  35. Cancer of the Lung
  36. PART IX: DIFFUSE ALVEOLAR DISEASE

  37. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  38. PART X: NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS AND SLEEP APNEA

  39. Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  40. Myasthenia Gravis
  41. Sleep Apnea
  42. PART XI: NEWBORN AND EARLY CHILDHOOD RESPIRATORY DISORDERS

  43. Clinical Manifestations Common with Newborn and Early Childhood Respiratory Disorders
  44. Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
  45. Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn
  46. Idiopathic (Infant) Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  47. Pulmonary Air Leak Syndromes
  48. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (Bronchiolitis or Pneumonitis)
  49. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  50. Diaphragmatic Hernia
  51. Croup Syndrome: Laryngotracheobronchitis and Acute Epiglottis
  52. PART XII: OTHER IMPORTANT TOPICS

  53. Near Drowning
  54. Smoke Inhalation and Thermal Injuries
  55. Postoperative Atelectasis

References

Appendices

Glossary