Mechanical Ventilation and Weaning / Edition 1

Mechanical Ventilation and Weaning / Edition 1

by Jordi Mancebo
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540441816

ISBN-13: 9783540441816

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Mechanical ventilation and weaning is one of the most common procedures carried out in critically ill patients. Appropriate management of these patients is of paramount importance to improve the outcome in terms of both morbidity and mortality. This book offers the physiological and clinical basis required to improve the care delivered to patients undergoing

Overview

Mechanical ventilation and weaning is one of the most common procedures carried out in critically ill patients. Appropriate management of these patients is of paramount importance to improve the outcome in terms of both morbidity and mortality. This book offers the physiological and clinical basis required to improve the care delivered to patients undergoing mechanical ventilation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540441816
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Series:
Update in Intensive Care Medicine Series
Edition description:
1st ed. 2002. 2nd printing 2002
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

From the contents: Mechanical ventilation (MV) in acute respiratory failure.- Controlled MV.- Proportional assist ventilation (PAV).- Influence of ventilator performance on assisted modes of ventilation.- Application of tracheal gas insufflation in critical care patients.- Critical illness polyneuropathy and critical illness myopathy.- Factors associated with mortality in mechanically ventilated patients.- Pathophysiology of weaning-associated respiratory failure.- Rapid shallow breathing: causes and consequences.- Cardiopulmonary interactions and gas exchange during weaning from MV.- Weaning-induced cardiac failure.- Physiopathological determinants of patient-ventilator interaction and dyssynchrony during weaning.- Weaning criteria: physiologic indexes in different groups of patients.- Timing and criteria for beginning weaning.- The importance of clinical algorithms to facilitate weaning and extubation.- The role of muscle training and rehabilitation during weaning.

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