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Respiratory Notes: Respiratory Therapist's Pocket Guide (Davis's Notes)
Name: Respiratory Notes: Respiratory Therapist's Pocket Guide (Davis's Notes)
Pages: 249
Year: 2007
Language: English
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F. A. Davis Company 1915 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 www.fadavis.com Copyright 2008 by F. A. Davis Company Copyright 2008 by F. A. Davis Company. All rights reserved. This prod uct is protected by copyright. No part of it may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, elec tronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without writ ten permission from the publisher. Printed in China by Imago Last digit indicates print number: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Acquisitions Editor: Andy McPhee Manager of Content Development: Deborah J. Thorp Developmental Editor: Keith Donnellan Art and Design Manager: Carolyn O Brien As new scientific information becomes available through basic and clin ical research, recommended treatments and drug therapies undergo changes. The author(s) and publisher have done everything possible to make this book accurate, up to date, and in accord with accepted stan dards at the time of publication. The author(s), editors, and publisher are not responsible for errors or omissions or for consequences from appli cation of the book, and make no warranty, expressed or implied, in regard to the contents of the book. Any practice described in this book should be applied by the reader in accordance with professional stan dards of care used in regard to the unique circumstances that may apply in each situation. The reader is advised always to check product infor mation (package inserts) for changes and new information regarding dose and contraindications before administering any drug. Caution is especially urged when using new or infrequently ordered drugs. Authorization to photocopy items for internal or personal use, or the internal or personal use of specific clients, is granted by F. A. Davis Company for users registered with the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) Transactional Reporting Service, provided that the fee of $.10 per copy is paid directly to CCC, 222 Rosewood Drive, Danvers, MA 01923. For those organizations that have been granted a photocopy license by CCC, a separate system of payment has been arranged. The fee code for users of the Transactional Reporting Service is: 8036 1467/08 0 ?$.10. 00White (F) FM 4/6/07 11:14 AM Page 4


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Look for our other Davis s Notes titles RNotes Nurse s Clinical Pocket Guide, 2nd edition ISBN 10: 0 8036 1335 0 / ISBN 13: 978 0 8036 1335 5 Coding NotesMedical Insurance Pocket Guide ISBN 10: 0 8036 1536 1 / ISBN 13: 978 0 8036 1536 6 Derm NotesDermatology Clinical Pocket Guide ISBN 10: 0 8036 1495 0 / ISBN 13: 978 0 8036 1495 6 ECG NotesInterpretation and Management Guide ISBN 10: 0 8036 1347 4 / ISBN 13: 978 0 8036 1347 8 IV Therapy NotesNurse s Clinical Pocket Guide ISBN 10: 0 8036 1288 5 / ISBN 13: 978 0 8036 1288 4 LabNotesGuide to Lab and Diagnostic Tests ISBN 10: 0 8036 1265 6 / ISBN 13: 978 0 8036 1265 5 LPN NotesNurse s Clinical Pocket Guide ISBN 10: 0 8036 1132 3 / ISBN 13: 978 0 8036 1132 0 MedSurg NotesNurse s Clinical Pocket Guide ISBN 10: 0 8036 1115 3 / ISBN 13: 978 0 8036 1115 3 NutriNotesNutrition & Diet Therapy Pocket Guide ISBN 10: 0 8036 1114 5 / ISBN 13: 978 0 8036 1114 6 MA NotesMedical Assistant s Pocket Guide ISBN 10: 0 8036 1281 8 / ISBN 13: 978 0 8036 1281 5 OB Peds Women s Health NotesNurse s Clinical Pocket Guide ISBN 10: 0 8036 1466 7 / ISBN 13: 978 0 8036 1466 6 Ortho NotesClinical Examination Pocket Guide ISBN 10: 0 8036 1350 4 / ISBN 13: 978 0 8036 1350 8 PsychNotesClinical Pocket Guide ISBN 10: 0 8036 1286 9 / ISBN 13: 978 0 8036 1286 0 Screening NotesRehabilitation Specialists Pocket Guide ISBN 10: 0 8036 1573 6 /ISBN 13: 978 0 8036 1573 1 Rehab NotesEvaluation and Intervention Pocket Guide ISBN 10: 0 8036 1398 9 /ISBN 13: 978 0 8036 1398 0 IV Med NotesIV Administration Pocket Guide ISBN 10: 0 8036 1446 2 / ISBN 13: 978 0 8036 1466 8 MedNotes:Nurse s Pharmacology Pocket Guide, 2nd Edition ISBN 10: 0 8036 1531 0 / ISBN 13: 978 0 8036 1531 1 For a complete list of Davis s Notes and other titles for health care providers, visit www.fadavis.com. 00White (F) FM 4/6/07 11:14 AM Page 6


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4 BASICS Age Specific Considerations (Continued) Age Fears/ Verbal Motor Cognitive Special Group Anxieties Strategies Senses Skills Ability Considerations AdultGeriatric Loss of control, changes in appearance/ function, separation from spouse, death. Loss of control, changes in appearance/ function, separation from spouse (significant other), death.Be more thorough in expla nations. Involve the patient in health care deci sions. Be more thorough in expla nations. Involve the patient in health care deci sions.Hearing, taste, and sight may decline. Hearing, taste, sight (cataracts, macular degenera tion, etc.) may decline.Reflexes may be slower, balance and coor dination may be dimin ished. Joints are stiffer and less mobile. Balance may be more dimin ished.Possesses abstract thought. Possesses abstract thought. Dementia or other mental diminish ment may be present.Be aware of values effect on patient s care. Endu rance may be diminished. Independence and fostering self care should be encouraged. Patient s skin is more fragile. Patient may have dysphasia. Patient should be involved in decision making. 01White (F) 01 4/6/07 11:22 AM Page 4


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5 BASICS Cultural Diversity Characteristics African Americans Arab AmericansEye contactTouchingGender role differencesReligion and spirituality Blood/organ donation Diet and nutritionDeath/dying & birthMisc. Establish trust and demonstrate respect. Generally accept therapeutic touch. Establish trust first. Responsibility for decision making varies by educational level and socioeconomic status. Belong to Baptist and other Protestant sects; Muslim. Will refuse blood if a Jehovah s Witness. Are reluctant to donate blood or organs. General, no prohibitions unless prohibited by religious beliefs (pork not eaten by Muslims). Reluctant to donate organs. Death is a universal experience transcending racial, religious, and socioeconomic barriers. Silence may indicate lack of trust toward the caregiver.Females may avoid eye contact with males and strangers. Is generally acceptable within the same gender, but is not acceptable between genders. Most decisions are made by men. Care for daily needs is delegated to women. Muslim (generally Sunni branch), also Protestant, Greek Orthodox, or other Christian faiths. Mutilation of the body (autopsy) or organ donation may be refused. Some may donate organs because it will benefit the community. Most Muslims do not eat pork. Avoid icy drinks when sick or hot/cold drinks together. Colostrum is believed to be harmful to infants. Supportive family members may need to be encouraged to take breaks from caregiving. (Text continued on following page) 01White (F) 01 4/6/07 11:22 AM Page 5


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