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Elsevier Adds New Respiratory Care Collection to Mosby's Skills PR Newswire PHILADELPHIA, May 30, 2012 PHILADELPHIA, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New collection is first online, evidence-based skills database designed for respiratory care professionals Elsevier, the leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the availability of a new skills product for respiratory care professionals - Mosby's Respiratory Care Skills. Mosby's Respiratory Care Skills gives respiratory therapists the first and only online skills database based on the latest evidence and clinical guidelines. This new collection follows the Mosby's Skills model, providing evidence-based and standardized skills and procedures, with competency testing and documentation. Mosby's Skills is an online skills reference and competency management resource designed to meet the respiratory therapy education and development needs of today's healthcare organizations using an interdisciplinary approach to care. Based on the most current evidence, each skill features a quick sheet, checklist, illustrations, multimedia demonstrations, and more to provide thorough explanations that help all types of learners master important skills. Mosby's Respiratory Care Skills currently features 42 skills, with more launching later in 2012 and 2013.

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Elsevier Adds New Respiratory Care Collection
to Mosby's Skills
PR Newswire
PHILADELPHIA, May 30, 2012
PHILADELPHIA
,
May 30, 2012
/PRNewswire/ --
New collection is first online, evidence-based skills database designed for
respiratory care professionals
Elsevier, the leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information
products and services, today announced the availability of a new skills product
for respiratory care professionals - Mosby's Respiratory Care Skills.
Mosby's Respiratory Care Skills gives respiratory therapists the first and only
online skills database based on the latest evidence and clinical guidelines. This
new collection follows the Mosby's Skills model, providing evidence-based and
standardized skills and procedures, with competency testing and
documentation. Mosby's Skills is an online skills reference and competency
management resource designed to meet the respiratory therapy education and
development needs of today's healthcare organizations using an
interdisciplinary approach to care.
Based on the most current evidence, each skill features a quick sheet,
checklist, illustrations, multimedia demonstrations, and more to provide
thorough explanations that help all types of learners master important skills.
Mosby's Respiratory Care Skills currently features 42 skills, with more launching
later in 2012 and 2013. Current skills include:
Compliance and Resistance Measurement
End Tidal Carbon Dioxide Monitoring
Intrapulmonary Shunt Calculation
Mechanical Ventilation: Airway Pressure Release Ventilation
Oxygen Therapy for Patients with an Artificial Airway
Peak Expiratory Flow Measurement
"At Elsevier, we are committed to helping healthcare providers by creating
evidence-based tools to use at the point-of-care and really improve clinical
outcomes," said Barbara Nelson Cullen, Vice President, Strategy and Content
Development, Elsevier. "By expanding Mosby's Skills to the respiratory care
professional market, we broaden the resources available to the interdisciplinary
care team."
For more information about Mosby's Respiratory Care Skills, including the full
list of available skills, see confidenceconnected.com/respiratory or call +1 866
416 6697.
About Elsevier Clinical Decision Support
Elsevier Clinical Decision Support (http://www.clinicaldecisionsupport.com), a
division of Elsevier, the global leader in medical and health information,
provides world class information and point-of-care technology solutions that
optimize decisions and actions to improve the overall quality, safety and cost-
effectiveness of care. The business delivers on this promise through actionable
clinical content, care planning and documentation, drug reference and decision
support, learning and performance management, and data mining and
outcomes analytics solutions for provider, pharmacy and payer organizations.
About Elsevier
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services. The company works in partnership with the
global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals,
including
The Lancet
and
Cell
, and close to 20,000 book titles, including major
reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include
SciVerse ScienceDirect, SciVerse Scopus, Reaxys, MD Consult and Mosby's
Nursing Suite, which enhance the productivity of science and health
professionals, and the SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review, which help
research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-
effectively.
A global business headquartered in
Amsterdam
, Elsevier employs 7,000 people
worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world-leading
publisher and information provider, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC
and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL
(London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).
Media contact
Tom Reller
Vice President, Global Corporate Relations, Elsevier
+1-215-239-3508
t.reller@Elsevier.com