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Lecture Overview

Another excellent presentation in John Serginson's series on the topic of 'respiratory'. Enjoy this comprehensive and practical session on different types of acute respiratory failure, with stories and anecdotes to highlight issues that patients with these conditions face on a daily basis. Covers: normal and abnormal spirometry, the mechanisms behind dyspnoea, and signs and symptoms of acute respiratory failure.


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John Serginson

John Serginson has been a Nurse Practitioner: respiratory care at the Caboolture Hospital since 2010. He completed his nurse practitioner master's degree at the University of Queensland (UQ) with clinical training at The Prince Charles Hospital. He is an adjunct lecturer in the UQ School of Nursing and Midwifery. With 29 years’ experience as a nurse (16 in respiratory care), his research interests include domiciliary oxygen, inhaled therapy, and COPD models of care.




27 Total Rating(s)

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ranjit thomas
12 May 2019

very good

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01 May 2019

Very helpful and lively discussion.

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Jenna He
06 Mar 2019

This is the knowledge that I have been searching for to support my work! It is very empowering! Thanks.

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Fleur Harlock
07 Feb 2019

Excellent presenter. Great refresh of the physiology and anatomy Of airway problems.

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Maygen Comandari
05 Feb 2019

Very informative

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Kriebel felicja
04 Feb 2019

Very helpful and interesting.

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Stephen Trimble
15 Jan 2019

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Lesley Bradley
21 Dec 2018

I found the resource very helpful and presented in a way that made it very understanding.

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Christine Alderson
11 Dec 2018

I found the presenter engaging and very knowledgeable about this topic

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Sue Heath
17 Nov 2018