Management of the Mechanically Ventilated Patient

Management of the Mechanically Ventilated Patient

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The second edition of Mechanical Ventilation and Intensive Respiratory Care functions as both an educational manual and a clinical reference for those involved in monitoring, managing, and delivering care to patients requiring respiratory intervention or mechanical ventilatory support. The book explains everything the nurse or other health care professional needs for safe and effective clinical practice in a complete, easy to understand more

Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.1 x 25.4mm | 703.08g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • W B Saunders Co Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Approx. 200 illustrations
  • 0721603971
  • 9780721603971
  • 75,248

Table of contents

1. Pulmonary Anatomy2. Practical Physiology of the Pulmonary System3. Airway Maintenance4. Administration of Oxygen, Humidification, and Aerosol Therapy5. Lung Expansion, Positioning, and Secretion Clearance6. Mechanical Ventilation: Indications, Basic Principles of Ventilator Performance of the Respiratory Cycle, and Initiation7. Modes of Mechanical Ventilation8. Ventilator Graphics and Waveform Analysis9. Complications of Mechanical Ventilation and Troubleshooting the Patient-Ventilator System10. Noninvasive Respiratory Monitoring and Invasive monitoring of Direct and Derived Tissue Oxygenation Variables11. Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation12. Specialized Techniques in Mechanical VentilationAppendicesAppendix I Pulmonary Symbols and AbbreviationsAppendix II Drugs Used In Intensive Respiratory CareAppendix III Chest Drainage SystemsAppendix IV Ventilator Withdrawal at End-of-Lifeshow more

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