Respiratory Nursing
Respiratory Nursing,
Edition 1
Glenda Esmond, BSc(Hons), Dip Nursing, RGN

Publication Date: 10 Sept 2001

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Description
A comprehensive, patient-centered textbook of respiratory care covering the full range of patients needs/problems and related nursing responsibilities for acute and chronic respiratory conditions in both primary and secondary health care sectors. This is a rapidly changing field in which nurses need to maintain their knowledge of developments in practice. Research/evidence-based but with a strong practical approach throughout.
About the author
By Glenda Esmond, BSc (hons), DiP Nursing, RGN, Lecturer Practitioner, City University, St. Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery and London Chest Hospital, London, UK
Table of Contents
Anatomy and Physiology. Respiratory Assessment. Smoking and smoking cessation. Diagnostic investigations. Respiratory Medications. Living with Chronic Respiratory Illness and Breathlessness. Oxygen Therapy. Respiratory Support Techniques. Respiratory Infections. Nutrition. Pulmonary Rehabilitation. End-Stage Management of Respiratory Disease. Primary and Secondary Care Interface.
Book Reviews
"The book is an excellent reference book. I recommend it to nurses working within respiratory units as a very good reference tool. 4/5 ."www.justfornurses.co.uk
must for anyone involved in managing or studying respiratory disease." Joan Sawyer, Practice Nurse, November 2001
Book details
ISBN: 9780702024276
Page Count: 284
Illustrations: 80 ills.
Retail Price: €57.99