Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation, Second Edition

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Date

December 19, 2002

Format

Hardback, 382 pages

ISBN

0071352295 / 9780071352291

$

Your Price

73.00



Overview


Main description

This resource covers the essentials of mechanical ventilation of respiratory care patients. It comprehensively covers all aspects of ventilation management and teaches clinical decision-making based on the patient’s disease. Revised and updated, the new Second Edition features new chapters on: non-invasive positive pressure ventilation for acute respiratory failure, home mechanical ventilation, high-frequency ventilation, prone-positioning, nitric oxide and helium usage, partial liquid and TGI.


Back cover copy

Written by outstanding authorities, Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation puts the focus on the effective delivery of therapy to patients. After thoroughly introducing mechanical principles, this text explains the use of mechanical ventilation in the clinical management of patients suffering from more than a dozen different types of respiratory problems.

THE PREMIER TEXTBOOK ON MECHANICAL VENTILATION Covering all aspects of mechanical ventilation for adult patients, this unique source features—
*Expert guidance on the effective application of mechanical ventilation to patients with twelve common respiratory disorders
*Algorithms to expedite treatment planning and monitoring
*Updated advice on important patient-management principles, such as protective lung ventilation
*Complete coverage of management in trauma and postoperative cases
*Discussions of airway management, positioning, sedation, paralysis, and ventilation techniques
*New chapters, including noninvasive positive pressure for acute respiratory failure; home mechanical ventilation; and high-frequency ventilation
*New coverage of miscellaneous ventilator modes; prone positioning; nitric oxide and helium usage; and partial liquid and TGI
*New glossary and excellent study features, such as chapter objectives, outlines, and lists of key concepts at the end of each chapter





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