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    [edited by] Brian K. Walsh.
    Summary: Learn to improve the respiratory care of neonates, infants, and children. Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care, 5th Edition gives you a solid foundation in the assessment and treatment of respiratory disorders. Clear, full-color coverage simplifies the principles of respiratory care while emphasizing clinical application. A critical piece in respiratory care's total curriculum solution, this new edition includes all the changes in current clinical practice and in the education environment. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter break down key content into measurable behaviors, criteria, and conditions, and self-assessment questions provide an excellent review for the NBRC Neonatal/Pediatric Specialty exam.

    Contents:
    I. Fetal development assessment, and delivery
    Fetal lung development
    Fetal gas exchange and circulation
    Antenatal assessment and high-risk delivery
    II. Assessment and monitoring of the neonatal and pediatric patient
    Examination and assessment of the neonatal and pediatric patient
    Pulmonary function testing and bedside pulmonary mechanics
    Radiographic assessment
    Pediatric flexible bronchoscopy
    Invasive blood gas analysis and cardiovascular monitoring
    Noninvasive monitoring in neonatal and pediatric care
    III. Therapeutic procedures for treatment of neonatal and pediatric disorders
    Oxygen administration
    Aerosols and administration of inhaled medications
    Airway clearance techniques and hyperinflation therapy
    Airway management
    Surfactant replacement therapy
    Noninvasive mechanical ventilation and continuous positive pressure of the neonate
    Noninvasive mechanical ventilation of the infant and child
    Invasive mechanical ventilation of the neonate and pediatric patient
    Administration of gas mixtures
    Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
    Pharmacology
    Thoracic organ transplantation
    IV. Neonatal and pediatric disorders: presentation, diagnosis, and treatment
    Neonatal pulmonary disorders
    Surgical disorders in childhood that affect respiratory care
    Congenital cardiac defects
    Pediatric sleep-disordered breathing
    Pediatric airway disorders and parenchymal lung diseases
    Asthma
    Cystic fibrosis
    Acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Shock
    Pediatric trauma
    Disorders of the pleura
    Neurological and neuromuscular disorders
    V. Neonatal and pediatric transient and ambulatory care
    Transport of infants and children
    Home care
    Quality and safety.
    Digital Access ClinicalKey Nursing 2019