Respiratory care

Vanessa Gibson, David Waters

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Respiratory conditions are a leading cause of death and disability and account for a massive proportion of hospital admissions. This comprehensive text provides a detailed overview and discussion of respiratory care, with chapters on assessment, investigations, treatments and a wide range of conditions, as well as anatomy and physiology. Taking an inter-professional and patient-focused approach, Respiratory Care is evidence-based and linked to key practice guidelines to enable postgraduate students and professionals to provide the most effective care. Each chapter includes learning outcomes and makes use of case studies to provide an explicit and practical application of the topic to patient care.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Number of pages271
ISBN (Print)9781482248708
Publication statusPublished - 28 Sept 2016


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