Mechanical Ventilation / Edition 1

Mechanical Ventilation / Edition 1

by Neil R. MacIntyre, Richard D. Branson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721673619

ISBN-13: 9780721673615

Pub. Date: 08/17/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This book was written by top authorities in respiratory care. It is an excellent resource that implements a clinical, practical approach to the management of mechanical ventilation. It is divided into sections focusing on the technical aspects and physiology of mechanical ventilation, adjunct therapies, specialized techniques, and future therapies. This text guides

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This book was written by top authorities in respiratory care. It is an excellent resource that implements a clinical, practical approach to the management of mechanical ventilation. It is divided into sections focusing on the technical aspects and physiology of mechanical ventilation, adjunct therapies, specialized techniques, and future therapies. This text guides readers in the effective development of management protocols and the use of state-of-the-art techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721673615
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/17/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I: TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF MECHANICAL VENTILATION
Classification, Nomenclature, And Principles Of Mechanical Ventilation
Modes Of Mechanical Ventilation
Patient/Ventilator Interface
Humidification And Aerosol Therapy During Mechanical Ventilation
Ventilator Monitors Displays And Alarms

SECTION II: PHYSIOLOGY OF POSITIVE PRESSURE VENTILATION
Respiratory System Mechanics
Alveolar Capillary Gas Transport
Supplemental Oxygen
Patient-Ventilator Interactions
The Effects Of Respiratory Support On Cardiovascular System
Lung Injury From Mechanical Ventilation

SECTION III: ADJUNCTIVE THERAPY DURING MECHANICAL VENTILATION
Nutrition In The Patient On Mechanical Ventilation
Endotracheal Intubation
Sedation And Paralysis In The Mechanically Ventilated Patient
Pharmacology Of Respiratory Drugs Administered By Aerosol During Mechanical Ventilation
Positioning The Patient
Ventilation Associated Pneumonia

SECTION IV: SPECIFIC CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF MECHANICAL VENTILATION
Mechanical Ventilation Strategies For Parenchymal Lung Injury
Mechanical Ventilation Strategies For Obstructive Airway Disease
Weaning Mechanical Ventilatory Support
Long Term Mechanical Ventilatory Support
Ventilatory Support During Transport

SECTION V: SPECIALIZED TECHNIQUES AND FUTURE THERAPIES
Assessing Innovations In Mechanical Ventilation
Modifications On Conventional Ventilation Techniques
High Frequency Ventilation
Extracorporeal Techniques For Cardiopulmonary Support
Liquid And Partial Liquid Ventilation
Heliox And Inhaled Nitric Oxide
Non-Invasive Ventilation

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