Respiratory Cases III


Welcome to our third set of respiratory cases. These cases present patient history, text results and some vital signs. Virtual blood pressure cuffs and lung sounds are used in the cases. These materials are designed to challenge the student's ability to solve diagnostic and therapeutic issues based upon knowledge and patient assessment skills. Recommended for nurses, respiratory therapists and medical students. 

About the author:
William A. French , MA RRT, is the Director of Clinical Education, Lakeland Community College, Mentor, Ohio and author of Case Profiles in Respiratory Care, Delmar Publishing.

How To Use These Cases

These cases create a content for practicing both exam and diagnostic skills. A case can include multiple pages that are accessed using the tabs. The case-pages include:
  • patient history
  • blood pressure
  • auscultation
  • lab results
  • diagnosis and treatment
To view these pages, use the tabs that appear near the top of the page, under the case title.