Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation, Second Edition

Hardcover | December 19, 2002

byDean Hess, Robert Kacmarek

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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.

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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...

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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 res...

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Format:HardcoverPublished:December 19, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071352295

ISBN - 13:9780071352291

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As a useful reference or a unique, basic instruction text, this book is quite good. The second edition is justified by rapid changes in the field of ventilator care.