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Main description:

A concise, highly visual and comprehensive guide to respiratory nursing care, in collaboration with the Association of Respiratory Nurses (ARNS).



  • Takes a unique, holistic approach to care across the life course, including childhood development of the respiratory system, communication and end–of–life care.

  • Provides evidence–based information in a quick reference format.

  • Ideal for nurses and health care students and practitioners at all levels involved in respiratory care requiring a highly visual, evidence–based, quick–reference book.


Contents:

Contributors


Preface


About ARNS


Part 1 The Context of Respiratory Nursing


1 The origins of respiratory nursing


2 Working in secondary care


3 Working in primary care


4 Ambulatory, intermediate and tertiary care


5 The future of respiratory nursing


6 Respiratory public health


Part 2 Respiratory Health


7 The respiratory system


8 Preventing respiratory disease


9 Epidemiology and contributing factors


10 Smoking and smoking cessation


11 Exercise and pulmonary rehabilitation


12 Nutrition and hydration


13 The upper airways


14 Respiratory disease and sexuality


Part 3 Assessment and diagnosis of respiratory disease


15 Respiratory history taking


16 Respiratory clinical examination


17 Measuring dyspnoea


18 Sputum assessment


19 Pulse oximetry


20 Blood gas sampling and analysis


21 Spirometry


22 Assessing quality of life


23 Assessing anxiety and depression


Part 4 Common Respiratory Diseases


24 Asthma


25 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


26 Pleural Disease


27 Lung Cancer


28 Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome


29 Acute respiratory infections


30 Cystic fibrosis


31 Bronchiectasis


32 Occupational and environmental lung disease


33 Interstitial lung disease


34 Sarcoidosis


35 Pulmonary tuberculosis


36 Venous thromboembolism and pulmonary embolism


37 HIV and respiratory disease


Part 5 Models of Care


38 Care pathways and care bundles


39 Self–management in chronic respiratory disease


40 Telemedicine and telehealth


41 Patient education


42 Voluntary organisations and patient support groups


Part 6 Respiratory medication


43 Pharmacology and prescribing


44 Inhaler technique


45 Nebuliser therapy


46 Emergency oxygen therapy


47 Domiciliary oxygen therapy


48 Other routes of administration


49 Adherence and concordance


Part 7 Acute Care of the Respiratory Patient


50 Respiratory failure


51 Pre–hospital care


52 Non–invasive and invasive ventilation


53 Pleural procedures and management


54 Tracheostomy care and management


Chapter 8 – Supportive and Palliative Care


55 Communication


56 Psychosocial impact of respiratory disease


57 Management of dyspnoea


58 Anxiety and depression in respiratory disease


59 Other Symptom management


60 NIV as a domiciliary therapy


61 End of life care


62 Families and carers


References


Index


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781119048275
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley–Blackwell)
Publication date: July, 2016
Pages: 152

Subcategories: Nursing, Respiratory Medicine