Advanced Respiratory Critical Care

Advanced Respiratory Critical Care

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199569281
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 11/07/2011
Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Critical Care
Pages: 600
Product dimensions: 4.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Section I - Approach to the patient with respiratory failure
Physiology and pathophysiology
Investigation and diagnosis of respiratory failure
Microbiology
Clinical decision making
Indications for mechanical ventilation
Section II - Non-invasive treatment modalities
O2 therapy
Non invasive ventilation
CPAP
Section III - Invasive ventilation
Background and history
Basics
Modes of ventilation
Adjuncts to ventilation
Section IV - The ventilated patient
Types of ETT
Tracheostomy
Humidification and suctioning
Monitoring
Role of physiotherapy
Complications of ventilation
Effect of mechanical ventilation on control of breathing
Patient ventilator asynchrony
Heart lung interaction
Gas exchange
Sedation and sleep
Ventilating patients outside ICU
Weaning
Extubation
Long term ventilation
Outcome and follow-up
Section V -Treatment of specific diseases
ARDS
Asthma
Cardiogenic pulmonary oedema
Conventional immune modifiers and biologic therapies
COPD
Drug induced lung disease
Extrapulmonary causes of respiratory failure
Inhalational injury
Interstitial lung disease
Miscellaneous
Pleural disease
Pneumonia
Pulmonary embolus
Pulmonary haemorrhage
Pulmonary vascular disease
Respiratory disease in pregnancy
Respiratory disease in the haematology patient
Thoracic surgery
Trauma
Section VI - Landmark papers in respiratory intensive care
Landmark papers in respiratory intensive care

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