RESPIRATORY CARE CALCULATIONS, Third Edition covers all of the essential calculations in the practice of respiratory therapy in an easy-to-read, clear, and logical format. A review of basic math functions ensures that readers have the foundational skills needed to successfully compute calculations. The book uses a step-by-step approach to calculations to help readers easily complete respiratory calculations and avoid common mistakes. Filled with updated examples, self-assessments, practice exercises, and pertinent clinical notes, the book ensures that readers will be able to independently compute calculations and understand and interpret answers, charts, and graphs that are generated in clinical settings.
1. Review the Basic Math Functions.
2. Respiratory Care Calculations.
3. Ventilator Waveforms.
4. Basic Statistics and Educational Calculations.
5. Answer Key to Self-Assessment Questions.
6. Symbols and Abbreviations.
7. Units of Measurement.
Index by Alphabetical Listing
Index by Subject Area