Workbook for Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care, 12th Edition

Authors :
Robert M. Kacmarek & James K. Stoller & Al Heuer
Date of Publication: 06/2020

Reinforce your understanding of the concepts and skills described in Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care, 12th Edition! With chapters corresponding to the chapters in Egan’s market-leading textbook, this workbook prepares you to succeed on......view more

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Reinforce your understanding of the concepts and skills described in Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care, 12th Edition! With chapters corresponding to the chapters in Egan’s market-leading textbook, this workbook prepares you to succeed on certification exams with NBRC-style, case study application, and analysis-style questions. This edition includes two new chapters plus a wide range of activities and exercises to guide you through difficult concepts.


New to this edition
  • NEW Heart Failure chapter reinforces the content in this new chapter of the textbook, challenging you to use recall and critical thinking skills. 
  • NEW Ethics and End-of-Life Care chapter helps you understand this issue and how to help patients and their families.

Key Features
  • Word Wizard helps you remember the terminology used in respiratory care.
  • Key points identify the main concepts to remember in each chapter.
  • Meet the Objectives lets you assess your understanding of the key content in each chapter.
  • Case studies let you apply assessment and intervention strategies, and help you practice critical thinking.
  • What Does the NBRC Say? summarizes the expectations of the NBRC (National Board for Respiratory Care) and provides a sampling of NBRC-style, multiple-choice questions to help students prepare for the certification exam.
  • Food for Thought provides thought-provoking questions related to respiratory care topics.
  • Exercises in each chapter offer hands-on learning with a wide range of activities.

Author Information
By Robert M. Kacmarek, PhD, RRT, FAARC, Professor of Anesthesiology, Harvard Medical School; Director, Respiratory Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; James K. Stoller, MD, MS, Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine; Vice Chairman of Medicine, Executive Director, Leadership Development, and Head, Section of Respiratory Therapy, Department of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH and Al Heuer, PhD, MBA, RRT, RPFT, FAARC, Associate Professor and Program Director, Respiratory Care Program, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey