Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation / Edition 2

Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation / Edition 2

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by Dean Hess, Robert Kacmarek, Robert M. Kacmarek
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071352295

ISBN-13: 9780071352291

Pub. Date: 12/19/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Written by outstanding authorities, Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation puts the focus on the effective delivery of therapy to patients. After thoroughly introducing mechanical principles, this text explains the use of mechanical ventilation in the clinical management of patients suffering from more than a dozen different types of respiratory problems.

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Written by outstanding authorities, Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation puts the focus on the effective delivery of therapy to patients. After thoroughly introducing mechanical principles, this text explains the use of mechanical ventilation in the clinical management of patients suffering from more than a dozen different types of respiratory problems.

THE PREMIER TEXTBOOK ON MECHANICAL VENTILATION

Covering all aspects of mechanical ventilation for adult patients, this unique source features—

*Expert guidance on the effective application of mechanical ventilation to patients with twelve common respiratory disorders

*Algorithms to expedite treatment planning and monitoring

*Updated advice on important patient-management principles, such as protective lung ventilation

*Complete coverage of management in trauma and postoperative cases

*Discussions of airway management, positioning, sedation, paralysis, and ventilation techniques

*New chapters, including noninvasive positive pressure for acute respiratory failure; home mechanical ventilation; and high-frequency ventilation

*New coverage of miscellaneous ventilator modes; prone positioning; nitric oxide and helium usage; and partial liquid and TGI

*New glossary and excellent study features, such as chapter objectives, outlines, and lists of key concepts at the end of each chapter

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071352291
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/19/2002
Edition description:
SECOND
Pages:
382
Sales rank:
1,265,009
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
Pt. 1Principles of Mechanical Ventilation1
Ch. 1Physiologic Effects of Mechanical Ventilation3
Ch. 2Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury16
Ch. 3Overview of the Mechanical Ventilator System and Classification26
Ch. 4Traditional Modes of Mechanical Ventilation34
Ch. 5New Modes of Mechanical Ventilation43
Ch. 6Flows, Waveforms, and I:E Ratios57
Ch. 7Humidification and the Ventilator Circuit70
Ch. 8Pressure and Volume Ventilation81
Ch. 9FI[subscript O][subscript 2], PEEP, and Mean Airway Pressure: Management of Oxygenation92
Ch. 10Determining Appropriate Physiologic Goals105
Ch. 11Indications and Initial Settings for Mechanical Ventilation113
Ch. 12Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation121
Pt. 2Ventilator Management137
Ch. 13Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome139
Ch. 14Chronic Pulmonary Disease149
Ch. 15Chest Trauma159
Ch. 16Head Injury166
Ch. 17Postoperative Patients175
Ch. 18Neuromuscular Disease and Chest Wall Deformities182
Ch. 19Cardiac Failure190
Ch. 20Asthma196
Ch. 21Burns and Inhalation Injury205
Ch. 22Bronchopleural Fistula215
Ch. 23Drug Overdose222
Pt. 3Monitoring during Mechanical Ventilation227
Ch. 24Arterial and Venous Blood Gases229
Ch. 25Indices of Oxygenation and Ventilation240
Ch. 26Pulse Oximetry, Capnography, and Transcutaneous Monitoring246
Ch. 27Hemodynamic Monitoring255
Ch. 28Basic Pulmonary Mechanics during Mechanical Ventilation264
Ch. 29Advanced Pulmonary Mechanics during Mechanical Ventilation271
Ch. 30Nutritional Assessment284
Pt. 4Topics in Mechanical Ventilation293
Ch. 31Airway Management295
Ch. 32Secretion Clearance, Positioning, and Inhaled Aerosol Medication307
Ch. 33Chest Tubes316
Ch. 34Emergency and Transport Ventilation323
Ch. 35Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation for Acute Respiratory Failure332
Ch. 36Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation341
Ch. 37Pharmacologic Therapy: Sedatives, Analgesics, and Paralytic Agents351
Ch. 38High Frequency Ventilation, Partial Liquid Ventilation, and Tracheal Gas Insufflation361
Index371

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Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
this book is a little old but still helpful in learning along with other classes.