Clinical Application of Mechanical Ventilation

Clinical Application of Mechanical Ventilation

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This new edition covers the basic concepts and clinical techniques related to mechanical ventilation that respiratory therapy and nursing students need. It includes case studies addressing real-life application of concepts. New chapters on Non invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation often used in home care settings, and Temporary Airways for Ventilation used in non-traditional settings were added to provide complete coverage of the current National Board of Respiratory Care examination matrices. This text is a must have for anyone who wants to learn more about mechanical ventilation. Key features: *New chapter on Ventilator Waveform Analysis teaches students to understand the interaction of mechanical ventilation between the patient and equipment. Numerous examples of waveforms provide extensive coverage of various clinical conditions. *Fifteen case studies help promote understanding of the different uses of mechanical ventilation, and allow the reader to apply concepts learned to real-life scenarios. *Key points highlighted in the margin allow the reader to focus on essential concepts. *NBRC-type questions enhance the development of critical thinking. Supplements Instructor's Manual 0-7668-1376-2 Workbook 0-7668-1377-0
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 611 pages
  • 184.4 x 234.7 x 23.4mm | 943.49g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0766813754
  • 9780766813755

Table of contents

Principles of mechanical ventilation; effects of positive pressure ventilation; classification of ventilators; operating modes of mechanical ventilation; airway management in mechanical ventilation; temporary airways for ventilation. (Part contents).
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