Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation, Third Edition

Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation, Third Edition

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A practical application-based guide to adult mechanical ventilationA Doody's Core Title for 2017!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

  • Paperback | 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 edition
  • 0071771514
  • 9780071771511
  • 253,222

About Dean R. Hess

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
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
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
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