New Therapies for Neonatal Respiratory Failure / Edition 1by Bruce R. Boynton
Pub. Date: 11/25/1994
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This book provides a comprehensive overview of respiratory physiology in the newborn, and of the mechanisms underlying respiratory failure in this age group. The authors describe in detail the techniques, both novel and well established, for effective ventilatory support. In presenting and evaluating the available treatment options, the authors consider not only… See more details below
This book provides a comprehensive overview of respiratory physiology in the newborn, and of the mechanisms underlying respiratory failure in this age group. The authors describe in detail the techniques, both novel and well established, for effective ventilatory support. In presenting and evaluating the available treatment options, the authors consider not only clinical indications, modes of delivery and monitoring, but also complications and outcomes.
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Table of ContentsPart I. Surfactant; 1. Composition and structure of pulmonary surfactant Jeffrey A. Whitset; 2. Surfactant function and metabolism Alan H. Jobe; 3. Surfactant inactivation Machiko Ikegami; 4. Surfactant in the prevention and treatment of respiratory distress syndrome Roger F. Soll, T. Allen Merritt and Millo Hallman; 5. Lung surfactant replacement for neonatal pathology other than primary respiratory distress syndrome Jonathan M. Davis and Robert H. Notter; Part II. Mechanical Ventilation: 6. The mechanics of breathing Gregory P. Heldt; 7. Pulmonary gas exchange: basic principles and the effects of mechanical ventilation Bruce R. Boynton and Michael D. Hammond; 8. Advances in conventional mechanical ventilation Waldemar A. Carlo, Anne Greenhough and Robert L. Chatburn; 9. Patient initiated mechanical ventilation Gregory P. Heldt and Graham Bernstein; 10. Physiologic monitoring M. Douglas Cunningham; 11. Oscillatory mechanics: the pressure cost of high frequency ventilation Jose F. Venegas and Jeffrey J. Fredberg; 12. Pulmonary gas exchange during high frequency ventilation Bruce R. Boynton and Waldemar A. Carlo; 13. High frequency oscillatory ventilation and high frequency flow interruption Patricio Fernandez-Martorell and Bruce R. Boynton; 14. High frequency jet ventilation Carl H. Coghill, Waldemar A. Carlo and Richard J. Martin; 15. Negative pressure ventilation Eduardo Bancalri; 16. Techniques of oxygenation and ventilation with continuous gas flow Jesus Villar and Arthur S. Slutsky; 17. Liquid ventilation Thomas H. Shaffer, Jay S. Greenspan and Marla R. Wolfson; Part III. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation; 18. Extracorporeal respiratory assist for acute respiratory failure Kyoji Tsuno and Theodor Kolobow; 19. Clinical use of ECMO Billie Lou Short; Part IV. Nitric Oxide Inhalation; 20. Physiology of nitric oxide in the perinatal lung Jesse D. Roberts and Steven H. Abman.
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