by Kenneth A. Wyka, Paul J. Mathews, John Rutkowski, William Clark
The field of respiratory care is rapidly changing and growing. New research, therapies, and theories are continually emerging. FOUNDATIONS OF RESPIRATORY CARE, SECOND EDITION is written by leading authorities who have hands on, practical knowledge of the latest innovations and applications for care. Chapters cover timely topics such as the increasing population of elderly patients and the need for managing mass casualty incidents and disasters. Difficult topic areas such as interpretation of ventilator graphics, pharmacology, and hemodynamics are presentedin a manner that allows for ease of comprehension and application of the concepts.