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Nursing > Nursing: Respiratory Care
Asthma, Emphysema, and Chronic Bronchitis
Blanchard & Loeb
ISBN 13: 
9781930138063
ISBN 10: 
1930138067
Category: 
Nursing: Respiratory Care
Edition: 
1
Publisher: 
Delmar Cengage Learning
Format: 
Video
Status: 
Out of Print
Imprint: 
CENGAGE Delmar Learning
Audience: 
Undergraduate
Dimensions: 
7.5 x 1.3 x 4.1 in
Weight: 
0.4
Retail Price: 
210.00
Quantity On Hand: 
0
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Synopsis:
Recognize the signs of asthma, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis, and manage these disorders effectively to prevent life-threatening complications. In just 30 minutes, you'll get a wealth of practical information to help you understand and treat these common respiratory disorders. You'll see exactly what's happening inside the patient's body and know precisely what it means to your nursing care. Among other things, you'll learn how to: ,h identify factors that can trigger a dangerous acute exacerbation ,h quickly spot the signs and symptoms of an acute exacerbation ,h expertly assess patients with asthma, emphysema, or chronic bronchitis ,h analyze ABG levels and chest X-rays to estimate the details of respiratory compromise ,h prepare patients for therapy with bronchodilators, corticosteroids, mast-cell stabilizers, antileukotrienes, and other treatments ,h teach patients how to manage their disorder after discharge.

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