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Making Sense of Lung Function Tests, Second Edition

Elena Kourteli, Jonathan Dakin
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editore: Apple Academic Press Inc.

pagine: 204

Respiratory problems are the most common cause of acute admission to hospital. A variety of diagnostic investigations are required, both for acute and clinic assessment. Making Sense of Lung Function Tests, Second Edition familiarises both trainees and more experienced clinicians with the interpretation of a range of respiratory parameters. It places lung function in a clinical context using real-life examples and provides invaluable hands-on guidance. For this second edition Consultant Respiratory Physician Jonathan Dakin and Consultant Anaesthetist Elena Kourteli are joined by Mark Mottershaw, Chief Respiratory Physiologist from Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, all contributing a broad range of expertise and perspectives. Together they have updated the book throughout and added new chapters including an algorithm for interpretation of pulmonary function tests, exhaled nitric oxide (FENO) and cardiopulmonary exercise testing. The text offers a clear explanation of the concepts which students find difficult, including: The basis of obstructive and restrictive defects Pattern recognition of the flow volume loop Differences between TLCO and KCO Assessment of oxygenation using PO2 and SO2 The basis of Type 1 and type 2 respiratory failure Distinguishing respiratory and metabolic acidosis The relationship between sleep and respiratory failure The information is presented in an accessible way, suitable for those seeking a basic grounding in spirometry or blood gases, but also sufficiently comprehensive for readers completing specialist training in general or respiratory medicine.
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West's Pulmonary Pathophysiology

Andrew M. Luks, John B. West

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 264

West's Pulmonary Pathophysiology: The Essentials offers accessible explanations of disease processes that affect the respiratory system. This best-selling companion to West's Respiratory Physiology, Tenth Edition, has served generations of students. Dr. John B. West, together with new co-author Dr. Andrew M. Luks, presents the vital knowledge you need in a concise, straightforward manner that's easy to understand. *Learn the very latest on COPD, asthma, restrictive lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, and much more.*See how pathophysiology applies to clinical practice with clinical vignettes in every chapter, followed by multiple-choice questions and answers to test your comprehension.*Visualize concepts vividly with the aid of new radiographs, CT images, and color photomicrographs.*Study with ease through abundant chapter outlines, Key Concepts boxes, bulleted review sections, and other helpful summaries.*Prepare for exams with 75 multiple-choice review questions, accompanied by answers and explanations, inside the book as well as in an Interactive Question Bank online.
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West's Respiratory Physiology

The Essentials

Andrew M. Luks, John B. West

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 224

Preceded by Respiratory physiology: the essentials / John B. West. 9th ed. c2012.
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The Comprehensive Respiratory Therapist Exam Review

James R. Sills

editore: Mosby

pagine: 648

Prepare for success on respiratory therapy credentialing exams! Updated to reflect the 2009 National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) content outlines, Sills' The Comprehensive Respiratory Therapist's Exam Review, 5th Edition helps you review for both entry and advanced level credentialing exams. It covers every testable subject, providing content review, self-assessment questions, and study hints. The new Evolve website contains electronic testing offering realistic practice for the entry-level credentialing exam and the advanced-level credentialing Written Registry Exam (WRE) and Clinical Simulation Exam (CSE).
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Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests

Masao Nakamura, Paul D. Scanlon
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editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 232

Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests, 4th edition provides practical, clinically relevant coverage of all types of pulmonary function testing as it applies to a host of disease conditions. It is aimed at any reader with a basic knowledge of pulmonary physiology and provides a solid basis for administering and interpreting these tests. The authors provide valuable guidance for day-to-day clinical work, e.g., in chapters entitled "When to Test and What to Order" and "Approaches to Interpreting Pulmonary Function Tests." The book also features over 40 illustrative cases that readers can use for self-testing and for reinforcing the principles discussed elsewhere in the book. Features: a new focus on interpretation of complex disorders; coverage of impulse oscillometry; solution site to contain text as well as test generator to house cases "Pearls" regarding performance or interpretation of key tests; carefully selected authoritative references; clear illustrations demonstrating dozens of PFT patterns; and, illustrative cases.
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Principles of Exercise Testing and Interpretation

Including Pathophysiology and Clinical Applications

Brian J. Whipp, Darryl Y. Sue
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editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 592

Discover what exercise testing can reveal about cardiopulmonary, vascular, and muscular health. Now in its Fifth Edition, "Principles of Exercise Testing and Interpretation" continues to deliver timely information on the physiology and pathophysiology of exercise and their relevance to clinical medicine. The text begins by explaining the processes by which cells receive oxygen and dispose of carbon dioxide produced as a byproduct of exercise and metabolism. By measuring gas exchange, we can better evaluate cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary functioning, as well as cellular respiration. Detailed discussions explore various types of exercise intolerance, their effects on test results, and clinical diagnoses. Using real-world cases, the text illustrates how cardiopulmonary exercise testing can evaluate the functional competency of each component in the coupling of cellular to external respiration, including the cardiovascular system. Expert authors' comments, analysis, and conclusions for each case, help to improve readers' interpretive and diagnostic skills. This in-depth resource provides: updated content and new graphics present the most current information in a reader-friendly format; updated flow charts detail clinical presentations and differential diagnosis; more than 80 case presentations improve diagnostic accuracy; normal test values for a wide range of patient groups provide a basis for comparison and help to identify abnormalities; and companion website includes the complete text, PLUS 30 additional case presentations.
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Clinical Tests of Respiratory Function

G. John Gibson

editore: Hodder Arnold

pagine: 432

Already established as a 'classic' in the field, Clinical Tests of Respiratory Function presents an authoritative yet accessible account of this complex area, fusing the basic principles of respiratory physiology with applications in clinical practice across a wide range of disorders. This third edition has been extensively revised to reflect advances in our understanding of respiratory function at rest, on exercise and during sleep, together with technological developments related to investigation and treatment. Now subdivided into four practical sections, users can easily pick their desired topic, from the commonly used tests and their underlying physiological mechanisms to abnormalities of function in both respiratory and non-respiratory diseases. The book concludes with a helpful section on test interpretation, new to this edition. This eagerly awaited revision will quickly find a place on the bookshelves of all practitioners - clinicians and laboratory investigators - who have an interest in respiratory function. From the reviews of the second edition: 'skillfull achieves lucid descriptions of complex physiological concepts ...a classsic within the pulmonary literature, providing a concise yet complete account of pulmonary physiology from a clinical perspective' British Journal of Hospital Medicine 'very useful...the book is authoritative, comprehensive, extensively referenced and - for a book on this topic - easy to read and understand' Thorax
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Manual of Pulmonary Function Testing

Gregg L. Ruppel

editore: Mosby

pagine: 512

The perfect text, on-the-job reference and certification exam review, "Manual of Pulmonary Function Testing, 9th Edition" includes a wealth of information on pulmonary function tests, techniques, pathophysiology, equipment, computers, and quality assurance to help you get the best results every time. Detailed information on the pulmonary function tests used to determine the presence, extent, and progression of lung disease and abnormality helps you reveal conditions including asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and cystic fibrosis. This new edition includes even more opportunities to apply your knowledge with additional Case Studies and Self-Assessment Questions.
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Manual of Exercise Testing

Jonathan N. Myers, Victor F. Froelicher

editore: Mosby

pagine: 384

The new edition of the "Manual of Exercise Testing" is the perfect companion for the exercise testing laboratory. Filled with practical examples and diagnostic clues, this handy manual covers exercise testing for the main cardiovascular problems faced today. Testing and interpretation are extensively covered in this manual. There is a new section on exercise physiology to provide essential science background.
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Interpretazione clinica della funzionalità respiratoria

Paolo Solidoro

editore: Minerva Medica

pagine: 94

L'obiettivo di questo manuale è l'inserimento delle prove di funzionalità respiratoria in una pratica gestione della patologia ambulatoriale con consigli e indicazioni semplici e facilmente attuabili per orientarsi nelle patologie respiratorie più frequenti. Sia il medico di medicina generale che lo specialista in medicina interna potranno pertanto trovare veloci risposte ai più frequenti quesiti clinici. Anche il giovane pneumologo e il medico intensivista respiratorio potranno avvicinarsi con progressività alla fisiopatologia dell'insufficienza respiratoria e all'interpretazione semplificata dell'emogasanalisi arteriosa.
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Multidisciplinary Approaches to Breathing Pattern Disorders

Christopher Gilbert, Dinah Bradley
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editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 288

Functional breathing pattern disorders (BPD - the extreme of which is hyperventilation) disturb the biochemistry of the body, often leading to respiratory alkalosis. They are extremely common, mainly affecting women and frequently go unrecognized by clinicians. Research shows that BPDs can be responsible for causing, or helping to maintain, a vast range of symptoms including muscular pain (particularly involving the thorax and neck area), inefficient motor control, reduced core stability, tremors, and tetany, feelings of anxiety, easy fatiguability, sleep disturbances, dysphagia, epigastric pain, IBS, parasthesia, palpitations, dizziness, disturbed vision, and a variety of circulatory symptoms resulting from smooth muscle constriction. BPDs are easily tested for and - with patient cooperation - are commonly correctable via a combination of manual therapy and breathing rehabilitation strategies.
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Clinical exercise testing

Progress in Respiratory Research VOL. 32 Bollinger, C.T.

Weisman, I. M. , Zeballos, R. J.

editore: Karger

pagine: 329

Emphasizing scientific and technological advances and focusing on clinical applications for patient diagnosis and management, this volume provides a comprehensive interdisciplinary review of clinical exercise testing, concentrating on Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET).
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Exercise Testing

New Concepts for the New Century

Ezra A. Amsterdam, Myrvin H. Ellestad

editore: Kluwer Academic Publishers

pagine: 183

Since it was introduced less than 100 years ago, analysis of the circulatory response to exercise as a measure of cardiac function has undergone remarkable development. Most recently this approach has incorporated the burgeoning technology of the last half of the 20th century to meet the physiological and diagnostic needs of scientist and clinicians. The ease of administration, economy and abundant data that characterize exercise testing for its relative staying power as the most frequently utilized noninvasive method of cardiovascular evaluation. The basic modalities of exercise electrocardiography of treadmill and bicycle have been extended by noninvasive cardiac imaging techniques, including scintigraphy and echocardiography, that have provided new insights in myocardial function during exertion and pharmacologic stress. At the same time, traditional exercise electrocardiography has also been refined by innovations that have broadened its applications. Exercise Testing: Current Concepts and Recent Advances affords the reader a state-of-the-art presentation of the diverse and expanding methods of exercise testing and their roles in patient management. The contributors to this volume include individuals who have made seminal contributions to the field during the last several decades. Indeed, it is legitimate to designate this group as a 'Who's Who of Exercise Testing'. It is our hope that this book will enhance the reader's understanding of contemporary methods of exercise testing, as well as provide a glimpse into future directions of this science, that this knowledge is applied to optimal diagnosis and management of our patients.
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Workbook for Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care

Robert M. Kacmarek

editore: Mosby

pagine: 416

Keyed chapter-by-chapter to the market-leading text, Workbook for Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care, 11th Edition is filled with more NBRC-style, case study application, and analysis-style questions that prepare you to excel on exams. This comprehensive Workbook features a new design with a second color that highlights important information, breaks up text, and offers better usability. New chapters correlate with the text to keep you current, and a wide range of activities engage and guide you through some of the text's more difficult concepts.

Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care

Al Heuer, James K. Stoller
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editore: Mosby

pagine: 1392

Designed for optimal student learning for over 40 years, Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care, 11th Edition provides you with the strong background you need to succeed in the field of respiratory care. Nicknamed "the Bible for respiratory care," it helps you gain a thorough understanding of the role of respiratory therapists, the scientific basis for treatment, and clinical applications. Comprehensive chapters correlate to the most up-to-date 2015 NBRC Detailed Content Outline for the TM-CE to successfully prepare you for clinical and credentialing exam success. Always in step with the ever-changing field of respiratory care, this easy-to-read new edition features five new chapters, as well as new information on online charting systems, patient databases, research databases, meaningful use, simulation, and an expanded discussion of the electronic medical record system.

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