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With cutting-edge and clinically relevant information, "Mechanical Ventilation, 2nd Edition" takes a practical, clinical approach to the principles and practice of mechanical ventilation. This informative resource explains mechanical ventilation decisions and procedures in real-world terms so information is easy to understand and apply. This thoroughly updated edition includes one new chapter, four completely updated chapters, and a wealth of new user-friendly features.
Section I: Technical Aspects 1. Classification of Mechanical Ventilators 2. Modes of Ventilator Operation 3. The Patient-Ventilator Interface: Ventilator Circuit, Airway Care, and Suctioning 4. Humidification and Aerosol Therapy 5. Ventilator Monitors and Displays Section II: Physiology 6. Respiratory System Mechanics 7. Alveolar-Capillary Gas Transport 8. Patient-Ventilator Interactions 9. Cardiopulmonary Interactions 10. Ventilator Induced Lung Injury Section III: Adjunctive Therapy 11. Nutrition 12. Sedation, Analgesia, and Neuromuscular Blockade 13. Patient Positioning 14. Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Section IV: Clinical Applications 15. Management of Parenchymal Lung Injury 16. Management of Obstructive Airway Disease 17. Unique Patient Populations NEW! 18. Discontinuing Mechanical Support 19. Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation 20. Transport and Resuscitation 21. Non-invasive Ventilation Section V: Special Techniques and Future Therapies 22. Modifications on Conventional Ventilation Techniques 23. High-Frequency Ventilation 24. Extracorporeal Techniques for Cardiopulmonary Support 25. Heliox and Inhaled Nitric Oxide Appendices Case Studies Assessment Question Answers Glossary
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2nd Revised edition
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