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Long-term oxygen therapy : new insights and perspectives

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Roberto Walter Dal Negro, Richard Hodder, editors ; forewords by Marc Miravitlles and Dario Olivieri. --Milan: Springer , c2012.
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Long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) usually represents the final step in the management of severe chronic respiratory diseases: a large proportion of patients suffering from these conditions is involved and the corresponding impact for the Health Institutions and the Society is dramatically increasing. Although LTOT is well known and widely used since long ago in most modern countries, it still represents a challenging topic due to the huge amount of variables which can affect both its efficacy and…
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Dal Negro, Roberto Walter
Hodder, Richard
Responsibility
Roberto Walter Dal Negro, Richard Hodder, editors ; forewords by Marc Miravitlles and Dario Olivieri
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 235 p.)
ISBN
9788847025806
Subjects (MeSH)
Anoxia - therapy
Long-Term Care
Oxygen Inhalation Therapy
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medicine
Internal medicine
Pneumology
Abstract
Long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) usually represents the final step in the management of severe chronic respiratory diseases: a large proportion of patients suffering from these conditions is involved and the corresponding impact for the Health Institutions and the Society is dramatically increasing. Although LTOT is well known and widely used since long ago in most modern countries, it still represents a challenging topic due to the huge amount of variables which can affect both its efficacy and effectiveness. Unfortunately, patients, doctors, care-givers, together with health institutions and political decision makers frequently have different visions on LTOT, thus highly contributing to obtain uneven results and changing outcomes. The focus of this volume is on new insights and novel perspectives of LTOT. Starting from consolidated experiences, it's aim is also to emphasize the strategic value of developing technologies and innovative organizational models uniquely to find out even more opportunities and advantages for the management of chronic respiratory patients needing long-term oxygen treatment.
Contents
The patient candidate for LTOT -- The multidimensional evaluation of patients -- The cooperating roles -- Models for LTOT Management -- The outcomes -- Index.
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e-Book
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Paramedic : anatomy and physiology

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Elling, Bob. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. --Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett , 2004.
Call Number
QS 4 E46p 2006
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
QS 4 E46p 2006
Author
Elling, Bob
Corporate Author
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Other Authors
Elling, Kirsten M
Rothenberg, Mikel A
Alternate Title
Anatomy and physiology
Place of Publication
Sudbury, MA
Publisher
Jones and Bartlett
Date of Publication
2004
Physical Description
318 p.
ISBN
0763737925
Subjects (MeSH)
Anatomy
Physiology
Emergency Treatment - Case Reports
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Loan Period
3 weeks
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The paramedic revision guide

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David W. Thom. (1rst ed.) --Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell , c2021.
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The Paramedic Revision Guide delivers a one-stop reference for paramedic students, paramedicine educators, and practicing paramedics. Designed to take the mystery out of paramedic education, the book provides a solid foundation of understanding in crucial areas of paramedic science and practice, including practical skills, research, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, and medical emergencies.
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Thom, David W.
Responsibility
David W. Thom
Edition
1rst ed.
Alternate Title
Paramedic guide
Place of Publication
Hoboken, NJ
Publisher
Wiley Blackwell
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource
ISBN
9781119758068
9781119758075
Subjects (MeSH)
Anatomy
Emergencies
Emergency Medicine
Evidence-Based Practice
Pharmacology
Physiological Phenomena
Specialty
Allied Health Occupations
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
The Paramedic Revision Guide delivers a one-stop reference for paramedic students, paramedicine educators, and practicing paramedics. Designed to take the mystery out of paramedic education, the book provides a solid foundation of understanding in crucial areas of paramedic science and practice, including practical skills, research, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, and medical emergencies.
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e-Book
Location
Online
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