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Case Studies for Respiratory Care DVD Series (Student), 1st Edition

  • Delmar, Cengage Learning
  • ISBN-10: 1435480961
  • ISBN-13: 9781435480964
  • Mixed Media
  • COPYRIGHT: 2011 Published
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About the Product

The success of a respiratory therapist often relies on execution of hands-on skills. Case Studies in Respiratory Care DVD Series provides skills-based demonstration within the context of real-world scenarios. Additional animation enhances the video and facilitates comprehension of these procedures and therapies. The case based approach presents common scenarios the respiratory therapist encounters in actual practice. This allows for observation of patient assessment, interaction, and communication. Use the DVD to supplement your lectures or to enhance demonstration in a skills lab.


  • Features real-life case scenarios to demonstrate actual situations a Respiratory Therapists will encounter.

  • Detailed animations assisted in the explanation of complex procedures.

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Delmar, Cengage Learning

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Table of Contents

Exacerbation of COPD.
Pulse Oximetry.
Oxygen Therapy.
Application of a Nasal Cannula.
Patient History.
Physical Assessment.
Equipment and Technique Used for Auscultation.
Breathing Therapies.
Unresponsive Patient with Shallow Respirations, Unknown Cause.
Arterial Blood Gas Analysis.
Application of the Non-Rebreather Mask.
Home Use of CPAP.
Respiratory Failure and use of Bi-Level Airway Pressure.
Bronchial Hygiene for the Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis.
Vest Airway System.
Flutter Device.
Incentive Spirometry Post Surgery.
Exacerbation of Asthma.
Aerosol Therapy.
Peak Flow Meter.
Cardiac Arrest.
Ventilator Check.
Endotracheal Suctioning.
Suspected Drug Overdose.