At a Glance (Nursing and Healthcare): Respiratory Nursing at a Glance

Editor/Author Preston, Wendy and Kelly, Carol
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $45.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $67.50
ISBN: 978-1-119-04830-5
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 56
Book Status: Available
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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.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • About ARNS
  • Part 1: The context of respiratory nursing
  • 1: The origins of respiratory nursing
  • The concept of specialist nursing
  • What is a specialist nurse?
  • The respiratory nurse specialist
  • Todays respiratory nurses
  • Summary
  • 2: Working in secondary care
  • The role of the respiratory nurse
  • What is involved?
  • Advancing practice
  • National Early Warning Score
  • 3: Working in primary care
  • Practice nursing
  • Walk-in centres and urgent care
  • Community care
  • 4: Ambulatory, intermediate and tertiary care
  • Ambulatory care
  • Intermediate care
  • Tertiary care
  • 5: The future of respiratory nursing
  • Respiratory nurses
  • Provision of health care
  • The respiratory population
  • Respiratory nursing in the future
  • 6: Respiratory public health
  • Population level
  • Commissioning
  • Interventions at an individual level
  • Part 2: Respiratory health
  • 7: The respiratory system
  • The mechanics of breathing
  • The work of breathing
  • Respiration
  • Transport of gases
  • Acid–base balance
  • Volumes and capacities
  • The control of breathing
  • 8: Preventing respiratory disease
  • Chronic respiratory disease
  • Primary prevention
  • Secondary and tertiary prevention
  • 9: Epidemiology and contributing factors
  • Contributing factors
  • 10: Smoking and smoking cessation
  • Tobacco
  • Respiratory health burden of tobacco smoking and prevalence
  • Smoking cessation
  • Other drugs
  • Electronic cigarettes and vaping
  • 11: Exercise and pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Exercise
  • Benefits of exercise
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • PR education
  • Inclusion and exclusion criteria
  • PR assessment
  • 12: Nutrition and hydration
  • Malnutrition and screening
  • Nutrition and hydration support
  • 13: The upper airways
  • Practical advice for systemic antihistamine use
  • Practical advice for topical corticosteroid use
  • AR and asthma together
  • 14: Respiratory disease and sexuality
  • What is it all about?
  • Sex and respiratory disease
  • How to raise the issue?
  • Is it all about breathlessness?
  • The nurse's role
  • Part 3: Assessment and diagnosis of respiratory disease
  • 15: Respiratory history taking
  • Why take a history?
  • Gathering information
  • 16: Respiratory clinical examination
  • Inspection
  • Palpation
  • Percussion
  • Auscultation
  • 17: Measuring dyspnoea
  • Dyspnoea
  • Causes
  • Assessing dyspnoea
  • Treatment of dyspnoea
  • Summary
  • 18: Sputum assessment
  • Sputum
  • Importance of clinical history in sputum assessment
  • Obtaining a sample
  • Sample observations
  • 19: Pulse oximetry
  • Indications for use
  • Limitations of oximetry
  • Optimising accuracy of pulse oximetry readings
  • Interpreting results
  • Nursing considerations
  • 20: Blood gas sampling and analysis
  • Acid–base balance
  • Disorders of acid–base balance
  • Obtaining a blood gas sample
  • Capillary blood gas
  • 21: Spirometry
  • Undertaking the test
  • Interpreting results
  • Other pulmonary function tests
  • Lung volume measurement
  • Gas transfer
  • 22: Measuring quality in healthcare
  • Patient reported experience measures
  • Patient reported outcome measures
  • Quality of life
  • 23: Assessing anxiety and depression
  • Screening
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Organic causes
  • Self-report measures
  • Frequency of assessment
  • Which patient reported outcome measure?
  • Inclusivity
  • Family
  • Part 4: Respiratory diseases
  • 24: Asthma
  • Symptoms
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Management
  • 25: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Definition of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Causes of COPD
  • Diagnosis
  • Assessment
  • Management of stable COPD
  • 26: Pleural disease
  • Pneumothorax
  • Empyema
  • Pleural effusion
  • Treatment
  • Pleuritis
  • 27: Lung cancer
  • Symptoms
  • Diagnosis
  • Types of lung cancer
  • Staging
  • Treatment
  • Symptom management
  • 28: Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome
  • What is obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome?
  • Predisposing factors
  • Symptoms of OSAS and associated problems
  • Diagnosis
  • Classification of OSA
  • Treatment
  • Driving and the DVLA
  • 29: Acute respiratory infections
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Bronchitis
  • Lower respiratory tract infection
  • Pneumonia
  • Treatment
  • 30: Cystic fibrosis
  • History of cystic fibrosis
  • What is cystic fibrosis?
  • Physiological effects
  • Treatment
  • 31: Bronchiectasis
  • What is bronchiectasis?
  • What are the associated symptoms of an exacerbation of bronchiectasis?
  • Protocol of investigations
  • Causes and association of bronchiectasis
  • Prevalence
  • Treatment
  • 32: Occupational and environmental lung disease
  • Occupational asthma
  • Pneumoconioses and asbestos-related diseases
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
  • Environmental respiratory disease
  • 33: Interstitial lung disease
  • Connective tissue disease-related ILD
  • Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias
  • Symptoms
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • 34: Sarcoidosis
  • Symptoms
  • Diagnosis
  • Calcium and vitamin D
  • Treatment
  • 35: Pulmonary tuberculosis
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment and case management
  • Drug resistance
  • Infection control
  • 36: Venous thromboembolism and pulmonary embolism
  • What causes a thrombo-embolism?
  • DVT
  • Pulmonary embolus
  • Treatment
  • Warfarin
  • Newer anticoagulants
  • Low molecular weight heparins
  • Thrombolysis or embolectomy
  • Ambulatory care
  • 37: HIV and respiratory disease
  • HIV/AIDS and respiratory disease
  • Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis
  • Disseminated Mycobacterium avium complex
  • Fungal and bacterial infection
  • Lymphoma
  • Kaposi's sarcoma
  • Screening
  • Part 5: Models of care
  • 38: Care pathways and care bundles
  • Background
  • Benefits
  • Examples in practice
  • Care pathways
  • 39: Self-management in chronic respiratory disease
  • The case for self-management in chronic respiratory disease
  • Self-management
  • Self-management in practice
  • 40: Telemedicine and telehealth
  • Advantages of telehealthcare
  • Using telehealthcare
  • 41: Patient education
  • Why is it important?
  • Understanding the educational process
  • Teaching strategies
  • 42: Voluntary organisations and patient support groups
  • Summary and further resources
  • Part 6: Respiratory medication
  • 43: Pharmacology and prescribing
  • Bronchodilators
  • Inhaled corticosteroids
  • Guidelines
  • Nurse prescribing
  • 44: Inhaler technique
  • Dry powder inhalers
  • Inhaler aids
  • 45: Nebuliser therapy
  • Use of nebulisers
  • Nebuliser drivers and equipment
  • Education of user
  • 46: Emergency oxygen therapy
  • Commencing oxygen therapy in acutely ill patients
  • Ongoing care of patients requiring oxygen therapy in the acute setting
  • 47: Domiciliary oxygen therapy
  • Long-term oxygen therapy
  • Ambulatory oxygen therapy
  • Palliative oxygen therapy
  • Short burst oxygen therapy
  • 48: Other routes of administration
  • Antibiotics
  • Vaccinations
  • Intravenous bronchodilators
  • Methylxanthines
  • Magnesium sulfate
  • Leukotriene receptor agonists
  • Mucolytics
  • Anti-IgE monoclonal antibodies
  • 49: Adherence and concordance
  • Classifying adherence
  • Optimising adherence
  • Part 7: Acute care of the respiratory patient
  • 50: Respiratory failure
  • What is respiratory failure?
  • Failure of gas exchange
  • The mechanical pump
  • Types of respiratory failure
  • Treatment options
  • 51: Pre-hospital care
  • Triaging a respiratory patient
  • Managing an acute exacerbation pre-hospital
  • Scoring and decision tools
  • 52: Non-invasive and invasive ventilation
  • Non-invasive ventilation
  • Invasive mechanical ventilation
  • 53: Pleural procedures and management
  • Intercostal drains
  • Indwelling pleural catheters
  • Medical thoracoscopy
  • Pleurodesis
  • 54: Tracheostomy care and management
  • Types of tracheostomy tube
  • Unplanned removal of tracheostomy tube
  • Care of inner tube
  • Securing the tube and wound care
  • Humidification
  • Suction
  • Speaking valves
  • Nursing care
  • Part 8: Supportive and palliative care
  • 55: Communication
  • Why it is important?
  • What do we know?
  • SAGE & THYME ®
  • Breaking bad news
  • 56: Psychosocial impact of respiratory disease
  • The patient's perspective
  • Quality of life
  • Coping strategies
  • Summary
  • 57: Management of dyspnoea
  • Pharmacological management
  • Non-pharmacological management
  • Summary
  • 58: Anxiety and depression in respiratory disease
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Screening
  • Treatment of anxiety and depression
  • Summary
  • 59: Other symptom management
  • Cough
  • Wheeze
  • Sputum
  • Pain
  • Headache, blurred vision and restlessness from respiratory acidosis
  • 60: NIV as a domiciliary therapy
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Neuromuscular disease
  • Obesity hypoventilation syndrome
  • Restrictive thoracic disease
  • Where to initiate NIV
  • Ventilators
  • Compliance and monitoring
  • Oxygen
  • 61: End-of-life care
  • End-of-Life Care Strategy (2008)
  • Advance care planning
  • Preferred priorities of care
  • Community palliative care teams
  • 62: Families and carers
  • Breathe Easy groups
  • Family encounters when someone is dying
  • Helping the family to cope
  • References