Respiratory Care of the Newborn and Child: A Clinical Manual
Edition 2 Rev ed
OverviewWhen you teach from this text you'll see why it is the leading reference on respiratory care of the newborn and child. Beginning with the fetus, the text covers every aspect of this discipline in exceptional detail. The six units - From Fetus to Newborn; Assessment of the Newborn and Child; Cardiopulmonary Disorders; Respiratory Therapeutics; Special Procedures; and Psychosocial Interactions - provide essential guidance in a clear and organized format. Now completely revised and updated, the second edition offers seven additional chapters: History and Physical Assessment of the Child; Pulmonary Disorders in the Child; Neurologic Disorders; Pharmacology Transport of the Newborn and Child; Surfactant Replacement Therapy; High Frequency Ventilation; Extracorporeal Oxygenation; Psychological and Sociologic Aspects; and Ethical Issues in Patient Care.