Guide to Mechanical Ventilation and Intensive Respiratory Care / Edition 1

Guide to Mechanical Ventilation and Intensive Respiratory Care / Edition 1

by Lynelle N. B. Pierce
     
 

This handy pocket guide focuses on respiratory support appliances and various aspects of mechanical ventilation. Beginning with an overview of pulmonary anatomy and physiology, the book reviews the principles and application of physical and pharmacologic therapies used for the pulmonary system. A special section on advance modes of mechanical ventilation is also

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Overview

This handy pocket guide focuses on respiratory support appliances and various aspects of mechanical ventilation. Beginning with an overview of pulmonary anatomy and physiology, the book reviews the principles and application of physical and pharmacologic therapies used for the pulmonary system. A special section on advance modes of mechanical ventilation is also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721664781
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Pulmonary Anatomy. Practical Physiology of the Pulmonary System. Airway Maintenance. Administration of Oxygen, Humidification and Aerosol Therapy. Bronchial Hygiene and Lung Expansion Therapy. Mechanical Ventilation: Indications, Basic Principles of How the Ventilator Performs the Respiratory Cycle, And Initiation. Modes of Mechanical Ventilation. Complications of Mechanical Ventilation and Troubleshooting the Patient/Ventilator System. Noninvasive Respiratory Monitoring and Invasive Monitoring of Direct and Derived Tissue Oxygenation Variables. Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation. Non-Conventional Modes and Alternative Methods of Mechanical Ventilation. Pulmonary Symbols and Abbreviations. Drugs Used in Intensive Respiratory Care. Chest Drainage System.

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