Equipment Theory for Respiratory Care

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Author: Gary White, MEd., RRT, RPFT
Affiliation: Spokane Community College, Spokane, WA
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication Date: 2015
ISBN 10: 1439059594
ISBN 13: 9781439059593
eISBN: 9781305177666
Edition: 5th
Description:
The fifth edition of Equipment Theory for Respiratory Care employs a comprehensive, competency-based approach to describe the equipment and latest technology used in the respiratory care setting. With an approachable style, the book covers the practice of respiratory theory, including: the administration of oxygen and oxygen mixtures by various devices and appliances; the application of mechanical ventilators to assist or control breathing; management of emergency airways; and applications of ventilators for various populations: neonatal, home care, and transport. Additionally, universal algorithms, an enhanced art program, and Clinical Corner problems round out this new edition.
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