Mechanical ventilation is a life-critical intervention provided to patients in a wide variety of clinical settings. It involves the careful interplay of physiology, pathology, physics and technology. Providing a broad and in-depth coverage of key topics, this unique text lays out the principles and practicalities of mechanical ventilation.Table of Contents ContributorsForeword Timothy W. EvansPrefaceIntroductory notes1. Physiology of ventilation and gas exchange Hugh Montgomery2. Assessing the need for ventilatory support Mick Nielsen and Iain Mackenzie3. Oxygen therapy, continuous positive airway pressure and non-invasive ventilation Ian Clement, Leigh Mansfield and Simon Baudouin4. Management of the artificial airway Peter Youn and Iain Mackenzie5. Modes of mechanical ventilation Peter Macnaughton and Iain Mackenzie6. Oxygenation Bill Tunnicliffe and Sanjoy Shah7. Carbon dioxide clearance Brian Keogh and Simon Finney8. Sedation, paralysis and analgesia Russell R. Miller III and E. Wesley Ely9. Nutrition in the mechanically ventilated patient Clare Reid10. Mechanical ventilation of the patient with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease David Tuxen and Matthew T. Naughton11. Mechanical ventilation in patients with blast, burn and chest trauma injuries William T. McBrid and Barry McGrattan12. Ventilatory support: extreme solutions Alain Vuylsteke13. Heliox in airway obstruction and mechanical ventilation Hubert Trübel14. Adverse effects and complications of mechanical ventilation Iain Mackenzie and Peter Young15. Mechanical ventilation on the move Terry Martin16. Special considerations in infants and children Rob Ross-Russell and Natalie Yeaney17. Tracheostomy Abhiram Mallick, Andrew Bodenham and Iain Mackenzie18. Weaning, extubation and de-cannulation Iain Mackenzie19. Long-term mechanical ventilation Craig Davidson20. The history of mechanical ventilation Iain MackenzieGlossaryIndex.
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Titolo: Core Topics in Mechanical Ventilation
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Finitura: Copertina rigida
Misure: 19x25 cm
Peso: 1.3 kg