Respiratory Nursing at a Glance
September 2016, ©2016, Wiley-Blackwell
From the publishers of the market leading at a Glance series, and in collaboration with the Association of Respiratory Nurses (ARNS), comes this easy-to-read, highly visual guide bringing together key principles of Respiratory Nursing. Highly visual, each topic is covered in a two-page spread, making it easy to quickly read up on key information and grasp the essentials of respiratory care, as well as a focus on preventative measures to prevent, minimise and control respiratory disease.
- Covers a wide range of topics, including assessment and diagnosis, respiratory health, medication, communication, models and management of care, acute and chronic care, and common respiratory diseases
- Takes a unique, holistic approach to care across the life course – from childhood to end of life care.
- Provides need-to-know information in a highly visual, evidence-based, quick-reference format.
Respiratory Nursing at a Glance is ideal for nurses and health care students and practitioners at all levels involved in respiratory care.
About ARNS ix
Part 1 The context of respiratory nursing 1
1 The origins of respiratory nursing 2
2 Working in secondary care 4
3 Working in primary care 5
4 Ambulatory, intermediate and tertiary care 6
5 The future of respiratory nursing 7
6 Respiratory public health 8
Part 2 Respiratory health 11
7 The respiratory system 12
8 Preventing respiratory disease 14
9 Epidemiology and contributing factors 16
10 Smoking and smoking cessation 18
11 Exercise and pulmonary rehabilitation 20
12 Nutrition and hydration 22
13 The upper airways 24
14 Respiratory disease and sexuality 26
Part 3 Assessment and diagnosis of respiratory disease 29
15 Respiratory history taking 30
16 Respiratory clinical examination 32
17 Measuring dyspnoea 34
18 Sputum assessment 36
19 Pulse oximetry 38
20 Blood gas sampling and analysis 40
21 Spirometry 42
22 Measuring quality in healthcare 44
23 Assessing anxiety and depression 46
Part 4 Respiratory diseases 49
24 Asthma 50
25 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 52
26 Pleural disease 54
27 Lung cancer 56
28 Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome 58
29 Acute respiratory infections 60
30 Cystic fibrosis 62
31 Bronchiectasis 64
32 Occupational and environmental lung disease 66
33 Interstitial lung disease 68
34 Sarcoidosis 70
35 Pulmonary tuberculosis 72
36 Venous thromboembolism and pulmonary embolism 74
37 HIV and respiratory disease 76
Part 5 Models of care 79
38 Care pathways and care bundles 80
39 Self-management in chronic respiratory disease 82
40 Telemedicine and telehealth 84
41 Patient education 86
42 Voluntary organisations and patient support groups 88
Part 6 Respiratory medication 91
43 Pharmacology and prescribing 92
44 Inhaler technique 94
45 Nebuliser therapy 96
46 Emergency oxygen therapy 98
47 Domiciliary oxygen therapy 100
48 Other routes of administration 102
49 Adherence and concordance 103
Part 7 Acute care of the respiratory patient 105
50 Respiratory failure 106
51 Pre-hospital care 108
52 Non-invasive and invasive ventilation 110
53 Pleural procedures and management 112
54 Tracheostomy care and management 114
Part 8 Supportive and palliative care 117
55 Communication 118
56 Psychosocial impact of respiratory disease 120
57 Management of dyspnoea 122
58 Anxiety and depression in respiratory disease 124
59 Other symptom management 126
60 NIV as a domiciliary therapy 128
61 End-of-life care 130
62 Families and carers 132
Carol Kelly is Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for the MCh (Masters in Surgery) programme at Edge Hill University, UK.
expected to have......The book has a strong nursing focus and provides an excellent overview of the topic. It would be suitable for newly-qualified staff and those with more experience, such as clinical nurse specialists and ward managers. (Nursing Standard- December 2016)
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