Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care (11th Edition) – eBook

eBook details

  • Authors: Robert M. Kacmarek, James K. Stoller , Al Heuer
  • Length: 1392 pages
  • File Size: 55 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Publisher: Mosby; 11th edition
  • Publication Date: February 5, 2016
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01BL7R38M
  • ISBN-10: 0323341365
  • ISBN-13: 9780323341363

$105.90 $10.00

Designed for optimal college student learning for over forty years, Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care, 11th Edition provides you with the strong background you need to succeed in the field of respiratory care. Nicknamed “the Bible for respiratory care,” it helps you gain a thorough understanding of the role of respiratory therapists, the scientific basis for treatment, and clinical applications. Comprehensive chapters correlate to the most up-to-date 2015 NBRC Detailed Content Outline for the TM-CE to successfully prepare you for clinical and credentialing exam success. Always in step with the ever-changing field of respiratory care, this easy-to-read new edition features 5 new chapters, as well as new information on online charting systems, research databases, meaningful use, patient databases, simulation, and an expanded discussion of the electronic medical record system

  • Evolve learning resources include PowerPoint slides, an English-Spanish glossary, Test Bank questions, an image collection, a Body Spectrum Anatomy Coloring Book, and college student lecture notes that enhance instructors’ teaching and students’ learning.
  • Student Workbook reflects the text’s updated content and serves as a practical study guide offering numerous case studies, experiments, and hands-on activities.
  • User-friendly full-color design calls attention to special features to enhance learning.
  • Therapist-Driven Protocols (TDPs) used by RTs in hospitals to assess a patient, initiate care, and evaluate outcomes, are incorporated throughout the text to develop your critical thinking skills and teach the value of following an established protocol.
  • Excerpts of 40 published Clinical Practice Guidelines provide you with important information regarding patient care, indications/contraindications, hazards and complications, assessment of need, and assessment of outcome and monitoring.
  • UNIQUE! Egan’s trusted reputation as the preeminent fundamental respiratory care textbook for more than forty years maintains its student focus and comprehensive coverage while keeping in step with the profession.
  • Expert authorship from the leading figures in respiratory care ensures that critical content is covered thoroughly and accurately.
  • Updated content reflects changes in the industry to ensure it is both current and clinically accurate and prepares you for a career as a respiratory therapist in today’s health care environment.
  • UNIQUE! Mini Clinis give you an opportunity to apply textbook content to actual patient care through short, critical-thinking case scenarios. Mini Clinis can also be used as a point of focus in class discussion to strengthen students’ critical thinking skills.
  • UNIQUE! Rules of Thumb highlight rules, formulas, and key points that are important to clinical practice.
  • Bulleted learning objectives aligned with summary checklists to highlight key content at the beginning and at the end of each chapter, paralleling the three areas tested on the 2015 NBRC Therapist Multiple-Choice Examination: analysis, recall, and application.


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