Respiratory Care Exam Review: Review for the Entry Level and Advanced Exams, 3rd Edition, readies students with review materials for both the CRT and RRT exams! The material is presented in an outline format for efficient studying with special boxes included in the chapter to highlight important information that is often included in the exam. The accompanying Evolve Web site provides practice exams for both the advanced and entry level exams to familiarize test-takers with the computerized exam format. Clinical simulations for the RRT are also included to give students the opportunity to practice this very difficult portion of the registry exam. New content has been added to the 3rd edition, including the latest updates to the NBRC content outlines implemented in 2009 and 2010. Be fully prepared with this comprehensive text!
1. Oxygen and Medical Gas Therapy 2. Humidity and Aerosol 3. Assessment of the Cardiopulmonary Patient 4. Management of the Airway 5. Special Respiratory Care Procedures 6. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Techniques 7. Hyperinflation Therapy 8. Bronchopulmonary Hygiene Techniques 9. Cardiac Monitoring 10. ABG Interpretation 11. Ventilator Management 12. Disorders of the Respiratory System 13. Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care 14. Respiratory Medications 15. Respiratory Home Care 16. Pulmonary Function Testing 17. Equipment Decontamination and Infection Control Practice Test for Therapist Multiple Choice Exam (includes scoring breakdown) Pre-Test Answers and Rationales Post-Chapter Study Questions Answers and Rationales Abbreviations Commonly Used Equations