Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation
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A practical application-based guide to adult mechanical ventilation This trusted guide is written from the perspective of authors who have more than seventy-five years' experience as clinicians, educators, researchers, and authors. Featuring chapters that are concise, focused, and practical, this book is unique. Unlike other references on the topic, this resource is about mechanical ventilation rather than mechanical ventilators. It is written to provide a solid understanding of the general principles and essential foundational knowledge of mechanical ventilation as required by respiratory therapists and critical care physicians. To make it clinically relevant, Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation includes disease-specific chapters related to mechanical ventilation in these conditions. Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation is divided into four parts: Part One, Principles of Mechanical Ventilation describes basic principles of mechanical ventilation and then continues with issues such as indications for mechanical ventilation, appropriate physiologic goals, and ventilator liberation. Part Two, Ventilator Management, gives practical advice for ventilating patients with a variety of diseases. Part Three, Monitoring During Mechanical Ventilation, discusses blood gases, hemodynamics, mechanics, and waveforms. Part Four, Topics in Mechanical Ventilation, covers issues such as airway management, aerosol delivery, and extracorporeal life support. Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation is a true "must read" for all clinicians caring for mechanically ventilated patients.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 416 pages
  • 187.96 x 233.68 x 25.4mm | 612.35g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • McGraw-Hill Medical
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • colour tables, figures
  • 0071771514
  • 9780071771511
  • 196,586

About Assistant Director of Respiratory Care Massachusetts General Hospital Associate Professor of Anesthesia Harvard Medical School Editor-In-Chief Respira

Dean R. Hess, PhD, RRT (Boston, MA) is Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School, and Assistant Director of Respiratory Care Services at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. Robert M. Kacmarek, PhD, RRT (Boston, MA) is Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School and Director of Respiratory Care Services at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.

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Table of contents

Part I: Principles of Mechanical Ventilation Chapter 1: Physiologic Effects of Mechanical Ventilation Chapter 2: Physiologic Goald os Mechanical Ventilation Chapter 3: Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury Chapter 4: Ventilator-Associated Phneumonia Chapter 5: Ventilator Mode Classification Chapter 6: Traditional Modes of Mechanical Ventilation Chapter 7: Pressure and Volume Ventilation Chapter 8: Advanced Modes of Mechanical Ventilation Chapter 9: Flows Waveforms and I:E Ratios Chapter 10: High Frequency Ventilation Chapter 11: Noninvasive Ventilation Chapter 12: Humidification and the Ventilator Circuit Chapter 13: FI02, Positive End-Expiratory Pressure, and Mean Airway Pressure Chapter 14: Initial Settings for Mechanical Ventilation Chapter 15: Patient-Ventilator Asynchrony Chapter 16: Ventilator Liberation Part II: Ventilator Management Chapter 17: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Chapter 18: Obstructive Lung Disease Chapter 19: Chest Trauma Chapter 20: Head Injury Chapter 21: Postoperative Mechanical Ventilation Chapter 22: Neuromuscular Disease Chapter 23: Cardiac Failure Chapter 24: Burns and Inhalation Injury Chapter 25: Bronchopleural Fistula Chapter 26: Drug Overdoses Part III: Monitoring During Mechanical Ventilation Chapter 27: Blood Gases Chapter 28: Pulse Oximetry, Capnography, and Transcutaneous Monitoring; Chapter 29: Hemodynamic Montoring Chapter 30: Basic Pulmonary Mechanics during Mechanical Ventilation Chapter 31: Advanced Pulmonary Mechanics during Mechanical Ventilation Chapter 32: Nutritional Assessment Part IV: Topics Related to Mechanical Ventilation Chapter 33: Airway Management Chapter 34: Airway Clearance Chapter 35: Inhaled Drug Delivery Chapter 36: Emergency Ventilation and Ventilation in a Disaster Chapter 37: Mobilization and Portable Ventilation Chapter 38: Extracorporeal Life Support Index

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