Medical Ventilator System Basics: A clinical guide

Paperback | July 15, 2017

byYuan Lei

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Medical Ventilator System Basics: A clinical guide is a user-friendly guide to the basic principles and the technical aspects of mechanical ventilation and modern complex ventilator systems. Designed to be used at the bed side by busy clinicians, this book demystifies the internal workings ofventilators so they can be used with confidence for day-to-day needs, for advanced ventilation, as well as for patients who are difficult to wean off the ventilator. Using clear language, the author guides the reader from pneumatic principles to the anatomy and physiology of respiration. Split into 16 easy to read chapters, this guide discusses the system components such as the ventilator, breathing circuit, and humidifier, and considers the major ventilatorfunctions, including the control parameters and alarms. Including over 200 full-colour illustrations and practical troubleshooting information you can rely on, regardless of ventilator models or brands, this guide is an invaluable quick-reference resource for both experienced and inexperienced users.

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Medical Ventilator System Basics: A clinical guide is a user-friendly guide to the basic principles and the technical aspects of mechanical ventilation and modern complex ventilator systems. Designed to be used at the bed side by busy clinicians, this book demystifies the internal workings ofventilators so they can be used with confide...

By education, Yuan Lei is a medical professional, and has practiced medicine for 10 years as a surgeon in a teaching hospital. In 1989, he studied surgery in Zurich University hospital. From 1991, he switched to pursue a career in the medical industry and over the last 17 years, he has worked for Hamilton Medical, a medical ventilators...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pagesPublished:July 15, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019878497X

ISBN - 13:9780198784975

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Basic Concepts3. Lung Ventilation, Natural and Mechanical4. Ventilator System Concept5. Ventilator System Composition6. Humidification, Nebulization, and Gas Filtering7. Essential Variables and Breath Types8. Mechanical Ventilation Modes9. Ventilator Control Parameters10. Special Ventilation Functions11. Ventilator Monitoring12. Alarms and Safety Mechanisms13. Troubleshooting and Error Reporting