Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiology: Essentials of Respiratory Care,
7th Edition

Terry Des Jardins

ISBN-13: 9781337794909 | ISBN-10: 1337794902

Copyright 2020

| Published 2019

| 768 pages

List Price USD $108.95


Prepare for a career as a leading respiratory therapist with the solid foundation in anatomy and physiology found in Des Jardins' best-selling CARDIOPULMONARY ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY: ESSENTIALS OF RESPIRATORY CARE, 7E. This extremely reader-friendly presentation delivers the most complete, accurate information about the structure and function of the respiratory system. Clear and concise coverage presents even complicated concepts in an understandable format using full-color design and proven learning features that guide you in applying what you've learned to your professional career. Thirteen new Clinical Connections add to the book's total 141 Clinical Connections that link chapter content to today's clinical setting and highlight actual situations that respiratory therapists encounter every day. These features also direct meaningful discussion and strengthen your critical-thinking skills.

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Meet the Authors

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Terry Des Jardins, M.Ed., RRT is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Respiratory Care at Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois, where he taught for 35 years. He still actively lectures third-year medical students on clinical manifestations and assessment of respiratory disease and cardiopulmonary physiology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urban Champaign.

  • UPDATED CASE STUDY PRESENTATIONS HIGHLIGHT THE MOST IMPORTANT ASPECTS OF RESPIRATORY THERAPY. These helpful case studies at the end of each chapter provide behind-the-scenes insights into unique challenges and solutions in respiratory therapy today.
  • NEW INSTRUCTOR TEST BANK SAVES TIME AND OFFERS FLEXIBILITY. This edition's extensive test bank, filled with questions to accurately assess your students' understanding, works seamlessly with Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero®. This flexible online testing system allows you to import, edit and manipulate content from the text’s test bank. You can include your own favorite test questions, create multiple test versions and deliver tests in person or online.
  • NEW INSTRUCTOR POWERPOINT® PRESENTATION SLIDES CLARIFY CONTENT FOR EACH CHAPTER. This edition's new PowerPoint presentation slides support the content for each chapter with a wealth of visually engaging images that build upon and clarify concepts.
  • ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY NEW OR RE-RENDERED COLORED FIGURES CLARIFY CONCEPTS. This edition offers a total of more than 380 full-color illustrations. These helpful illustrations depict and reinforce important features and concepts as the author discusses them to ensure understanding.
  • REVISED AND UPDATED CONTENT EMPHASIZES THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD. The author has carefully reviewed and updated all aspects of content throughout each chapter to reflect the most current advancements within respiratory therapy.
  • NEW CLINICAL CONNECTIONS AND CASE STUDY PRESENTATIONS ENCOURAGE DISCUSSION OF KEY CONCEPTS. This edition provides 13 new Clinical Connections for a total of 141 Clinical Connections throughout this edition that directly link content to today's clinical setting. These features highlight actual situations that respiratory therapists encounter every day and encourage classroom discussion of key concepts. Clinical Connections work well with this edition's revised Case Study presentations to bring concepts to life.
  • END-OF-CHAPTER CLINICAL APPLICATION CASES HIGHLIGHT RELEVANCE OF MATERIAL TO ACTUAL PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE. These Clinical Applications in each chapter are designed to enhance your teaching presentation, stimulate discussion and challenge students to apply their new knowledge to real world practice.
  • HUNDREDS OF VIBRANT, NEWLY RE-RENDERED, FULL-COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS CLARIFY CONCEPTS. This edition's student-friendly approach is reinforced with large, vivid illustrations that visually reinforce and exemplify the material presented in each chapter.
  • BEHAVIOR OBJECTIVES AND REVIEW QUESTIONS KEEP STUDENTS' ATTENTION ON MASTERING KEY CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS. Behavior Objectives, appearing at the start of each chapter, help students stay focused on key concepts, while end of chapter Review Questions reinforce learning. This edition also includes proven Case Studies that encourage readers to put into action what they have learned.
  • ESSENTIAL EQUATIONS APPEAR ON THE INSIDE FRONT AND BACK COVERS FOR EASY REFERENCE. These handy key equations are conveniently located on the inside covers for students to use at a glance when completing work.
  • EXTREMELY READER-FRIENDLY PRESENTATION SEPARATES COMPLEX INFORMATION INTO LOGICAL SEGMENTS OF MATERIAL. This easy-to-follow approach, which is popular with today's students and instructors alike, helps your students effectively visualize and thoroughly understand concepts before moving ahead.

Table of Contents

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1. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System.
2. Ventilation.
3. The Diffusion of Pulmonary Gases.
4. Pulmonary Function Measurements.
5. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Circulatory System.
6. Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Transport.
7. Acid Base Balance.
8. VentilationPerfusion Relationships.
9. Control of Ventilation.
10. Fetal Development and the Cardiopulmonary System.
11. Aging and The Cardiopulmonary System.
12. Electrophysiology of the Heart.
13. The Standard 12ECG System.
14. ECG Interpretation.
15. Hemodynamic Measurements.
16. Renal Failure and Its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System.
17. Sleep Physiology and Its Relationship to the Cardiopulmonary System.
18. Exercise and Its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System.
19. High Altitude and Its Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System.
20. High Pressure Environmentals and Their Effects on the Cardiopulmonary System.
APPENDIX I: Symbols and Abbreviations.
APPENDIX II: Units of Measurement.
APPENDIX III: Poiseuille's Law.
APPENDIX IV: Dubois Body Surface Chart.
APPENDIX V: Cardiopulmonary Profile.
APPENDIX VII: Calculating Heart Rate by Counting the Number of Large ECG Squares.
APPENDICES VIII: Answers to Review Questions in Text.

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