Comprehensive Perinatal & Pediatric Respiratory Care
Respiratory students and therapists can learn the latest in respirator y care for newborns and children from this updated book. Readers will study ... Show synopsis Respiratory students and therapists can learn the latest in respirator y care for newborns and children from this updated book. Readers will study fetal development of the cardiopulmonary system, then learn resp iratory care of neonatal and pediatric patients, as well as causes and care of respiratory illnesses. A section devoted to ventilation and o xygenation includes information on both conventional and special techn iques. Even topics such as care of parents and home care are discussed in detail. Ten clinical case studies supplement the main text. Key fe atures: ? Corresponds with the new NBRC content outline for the perina tal/pediatric specialty exam ? New section on specialty medical gases ? Practice questions, laboratory exercises, and checklists now located in the book to improve understanding ? Information on conventional an d non-conventional ventilators ? Ten clinical case studies support app lication of content from the main text.