The Resource Oxford handbook of respiratory nursing, edited by Terry Robinson, Jane E. Scullion, (electronic resource)

Oxford handbook of respiratory nursing, edited by Terry Robinson, Jane E. Scullion, (electronic resource)

Label
Oxford handbook of respiratory nursing
Title
Oxford handbook of respiratory nursing
Statement of responsibility
edited by Terry Robinson, Jane E. Scullion
Title variation
Respiratory nursing
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Respiratory disease affects millions of people worldwide. It is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity, significantly impacting upon the lives of both patients and their families. Respiratory disease places huge financial burdens on healthcare providers, and is managed in a variety of settings, including domiciliary, primary, secondary and tertiary care settings.The Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Nursing offers the reader a systematic account of the main respiratory diseases found in adults, and covers the assessment, diagnosis, and nursing management of these diseases. It also c
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
616.20231
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RC735.5
LC item number
.O94 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Robinson, Terry
  • Scullion, Jane E
Series statement
Oxford handbooks in nursing
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Respiratory organs
  • Respiratory infections
Label
Oxford handbook of respiratory nursing, edited by Terry Robinson, Jane E. Scullion, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; 1 Introduction; Overview and causes of respiratory diseases; Mortality and morbidity; Costs of respiratory disease; 2 Why work in respiratory nursing?; A career in respiratory medicine or thoracic surgery?; Desirable qualities for a respiratory nurse; How do I become a respiratory nurse?; What are the current job prospects?; 3 Anatomy and physiology; Introduction; Overall view of the respiratory tract; Airway structure; What happens during 'a breath'?; Control of airway calibre; 4 Respiratory assessment; Introduction; The consultation; History taking 1; History taking 2
  • Symptoms of upper respiratory tract disease Non-specific and extra-pulmonary symptoms; Breathlessness 1; Breathlessness 2; Cough; Sputum; Haemoptysis; Chest pain; Respiratory examination; General inspection; Examination of the hands and limbs; Examination of the head and neck; Palpation; Percussion; Auscultation; Abnormal breath sounds; Completing the respiratory assessment; 5 Respiratory investigations; Introduction; Peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR); Performing the PEFR test; Spirometry; Vital capacity; Interpretation of results; Combined obstruction and restriction; Flow volume graphs
  • Reversibility testing Suitability of patients spirometry; Types of spirometers; Standardization; Respiratory function tests; Exercise testing; Breathlessness rating; Body mass index (BMI); Arterial blood gas (ABG); Compensation; Arterial blood sample; Capillary blood samples; Pulse oximetry; Blood tests; Radiological investigations; Evaluating chest-X-rays; Computed tomography (CT) scan; Magnetic resonant imaging (MRI); Bronchoscopy; Skin-prick testing; Sputum samples; 6 Acute respiratory distress syndrome; Definition; Incidence; Aetiology; Pathophysiology; Treatment and general management
  • Prognosis Nursing care; Further reading; 7 Asthma and allergies; Introduction; Asthma: a definition; Pathophysiology; Allergen exposure: early and late phase asthma responses; Asthma classification; Occupational asthma; Risk factors for the development of asthma; Trigger factors for asthma; Inhaled allergens as triggers for asthma; Other triggers for asthma; Incidence and epidemiology of asthma; Morbidity and mortality; Assessment of the asthma patient; Asthma severity; Treatment and management of chronic asthma; Assessment of acute asthma; Managing acute asthma-adults
  • Managing acute asthma-children Discharge planning; Asthma management in pregnancy; Patient education; Asthma in pregnancy; Asthma action plans; Compliance, concordance and adherence; Health beliefs; Patient-centered consultations; Inhaler devices and delivery systems; Introduction to allergy; Allergy and the allergic response; Atopy; Diagnosis of allergy; Allergic rhinitis 1; Allergic rhinitis 2; Anaphylaxis; Acute and longer-term care of anaphylaxis; Immunotherapy; Algorithms; 8 Bronchiectasis; Introduction; Causes of bronchiectasis; Clinical features 1; Clinical features 2
  • Management of bronchiectasis
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (685 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613893628
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3360000000000672
  • (EBL)975521
  • (OCoLC)801363580
  • (SSID)ssj0000621153
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12309029
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000621153
  • (PQKBWorkID)10616852
  • (PQKB)11787355
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000091423
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC975521
  • (EXLCZ)993360000000000672
Label
Oxford handbook of respiratory nursing, edited by Terry Robinson, Jane E. Scullion, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; 1 Introduction; Overview and causes of respiratory diseases; Mortality and morbidity; Costs of respiratory disease; 2 Why work in respiratory nursing?; A career in respiratory medicine or thoracic surgery?; Desirable qualities for a respiratory nurse; How do I become a respiratory nurse?; What are the current job prospects?; 3 Anatomy and physiology; Introduction; Overall view of the respiratory tract; Airway structure; What happens during 'a breath'?; Control of airway calibre; 4 Respiratory assessment; Introduction; The consultation; History taking 1; History taking 2
  • Symptoms of upper respiratory tract disease Non-specific and extra-pulmonary symptoms; Breathlessness 1; Breathlessness 2; Cough; Sputum; Haemoptysis; Chest pain; Respiratory examination; General inspection; Examination of the hands and limbs; Examination of the head and neck; Palpation; Percussion; Auscultation; Abnormal breath sounds; Completing the respiratory assessment; 5 Respiratory investigations; Introduction; Peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR); Performing the PEFR test; Spirometry; Vital capacity; Interpretation of results; Combined obstruction and restriction; Flow volume graphs
  • Reversibility testing Suitability of patients spirometry; Types of spirometers; Standardization; Respiratory function tests; Exercise testing; Breathlessness rating; Body mass index (BMI); Arterial blood gas (ABG); Compensation; Arterial blood sample; Capillary blood samples; Pulse oximetry; Blood tests; Radiological investigations; Evaluating chest-X-rays; Computed tomography (CT) scan; Magnetic resonant imaging (MRI); Bronchoscopy; Skin-prick testing; Sputum samples; 6 Acute respiratory distress syndrome; Definition; Incidence; Aetiology; Pathophysiology; Treatment and general management
  • Prognosis Nursing care; Further reading; 7 Asthma and allergies; Introduction; Asthma: a definition; Pathophysiology; Allergen exposure: early and late phase asthma responses; Asthma classification; Occupational asthma; Risk factors for the development of asthma; Trigger factors for asthma; Inhaled allergens as triggers for asthma; Other triggers for asthma; Incidence and epidemiology of asthma; Morbidity and mortality; Assessment of the asthma patient; Asthma severity; Treatment and management of chronic asthma; Assessment of acute asthma; Managing acute asthma-adults
  • Managing acute asthma-children Discharge planning; Asthma management in pregnancy; Patient education; Asthma in pregnancy; Asthma action plans; Compliance, concordance and adherence; Health beliefs; Patient-centered consultations; Inhaler devices and delivery systems; Introduction to allergy; Allergy and the allergic response; Atopy; Diagnosis of allergy; Allergic rhinitis 1; Allergic rhinitis 2; Anaphylaxis; Acute and longer-term care of anaphylaxis; Immunotherapy; Algorithms; 8 Bronchiectasis; Introduction; Causes of bronchiectasis; Clinical features 1; Clinical features 2
  • Management of bronchiectasis
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (685 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613893628
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3360000000000672
  • (EBL)975521
  • (OCoLC)801363580
  • (SSID)ssj0000621153
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12309029
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000621153
  • (PQKBWorkID)10616852
  • (PQKB)11787355
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000091423
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC975521
  • (EXLCZ)993360000000000672

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