COMPREHENSIVE PERINATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE, 4E provides a detailed and updated discussion of respiratory care for newborns and children. This newly updated text is clear, consistent, and easy for your students to follow. Beginning with a comprehensive presentation of fetal development of the cardiopulmonary system, this book covers respiratory care of neonatal and pediatric patients, as well as causes and care of respiratory illnesses. A section devoted to ventilation and oxygenation includes information on new equipment. Important topics such as the care of parents and home care, are also included. COMPREHENSIVE PERINATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE, 4E provides the theory and clinical expertise necessary to embark on a career in this specialty area and meet the challenges presented in a rapidly changing health care environment.