Respiratory Care Calculations

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Cengage Learning, 1999 - 325 pagine
This new edition covers all essential calculations used in the practice of respiratory care. The step-by-step approach should help any student complete the calculation with little difficulty. Each equation presented is accompanied by a description of the abbreviations, followed by an example of its calculation. Pertinent clinical notes are described at the end of each topic. Practice exercises are included to reinforce leaning and retention. A review of basic math functions is included to provide a quick review of the interrelationship between variables in equation.
 

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Indice

Review of BasicMath Functions
3
Respiratory Care Calculations
7
VENTILATION
9
Cardiac Index CI
29
Dynamic Cdyn
35
Total CT
41
Daltons Law of Partial Pressure
49
Deadspace to Tidal Volume Ratio VDVT
52
Left Ventricular LVSW and Index
227
Temperature Conversion Cto F
234
Tidal Volume Based on Flow and ITime
240
Ventilator Rate Needed for a Desired PaCO2
250
RapidShallow BreathingRSBWI
254
Simplified SWI
259
Basic Statistics and Educational
261
Measures of Central Tendency
268

Intravenous Solution Infusion
57
8
75
Elastance E
78
Flow Rate in Mechanical Ventilation
93
Law of LaPlace
138
Mean Airway Pressure MAWP
147
Minute Ventilation during IMV
162
Oxygen Extraction Ratio O2ER
195
Test Reliability
275
Symbols and Abbreviations Commonly Used
293
Pressure Conversions
299
A Partial Pressure in mm Hg of Gases in the Air
307
H Periodic Chart of Elements
313
Appendix J Normal Values for Lung Volumes
315
Bibliography
321
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Informazioni sull'autore (1999)

David W. Chang, EdD, RRT-NPS is Professor of Cardio respiratory Care at the University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama.

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