Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation: Physiological And Clinical Applications

Paperback | October 13, 2015

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Learn everything you need to safely and compassionately care for patients requiring ventilator support withPilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation: Physiological and Clinical Applications, 6th Edition . Known for its simple explanations and in-depth coverage of patient-ventilator management, this evidence-based text walks readers through the most fundamental and advanced concepts surrounding mechanical ventilation and guides them in properly applying these principles to patient care. This new edition features a completely revised chapter on ventilator graphics, additional case studies and clinical scenarios, plus all the reader-friendly features that promote critical thinking and clinical application like key points, AARC clinical practice guidelines, and critical care concepts that have helped make this text a household name among respiratory care professionals.

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Learn everything you need to safely and compassionately care for patients requiring ventilator support withPilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation: Physiological and Clinical Applications, 6th Edition . Known for its simple explanations and in-depth coverage of patient-ventilator management, this evidence-based text walks readers through the ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 13, 2015Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323320090

ISBN - 13:9780323320092

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Table of Contents

Part I: Basic Concepts and Core Knowledge in Mechanical Ventilation 1. Oxygenation and Acid-Base Evaluation 2. Basic Terms and Concepts of Mechanical Ventilation 3. How Ventilators Work 4. How a Breath Is Delivered

Part II: Initiating Ventilation 5. Establishing the Need for Mechanical Ventilation 6. Selecting the Ventilator and the Mode 7. Initial Ventilator Settings 8. Final Considerations in Ventilator Setup

Part III: Monitoring in Mechanical Ventilation 9. Initial Patient Assessment 10. Ventilator Graphics 11. Noninvasive Monitoring of Mechanically-Ventilated Patients 12. Hemodynamic Monitoring

Part IV: Therapeutic Interventions Making Appropriate Changes 13. Methods to Improve Ventilation and Other Techniques in Patient-Ventilator Management 14. Improving Oxygenation, Review of ARDS, and Lung Recruitment Maneuvers 15. Frequently Used Pharmacologic Agents in Ventilated Patients: Sedatives, Analgesics and Paralytics

Part V: Effects and Complications of Mechanical Ventilation 16. Cardiovascular and Organ System Effects and Complications of Mechanical Ventilation 17. Effects of Positive Pressure Ventilation on the Pulmonary System 18. Problem-Solving and Troubleshooting

Part VI: Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation 19. Basic Concepts of Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation

Part VII: Discontinuation from Ventilation and Long-Term Ventilation 20. Weaning and Discontinuation 21. Long-Term Ventilation!

Part VIII: Special Applications of Mechanical Ventilation 22. Neonatal and Pediatric Ventilation 23. Special Techniques in Ventilatory Support

Appendices Review of Abnormal Physiological Processes Graphics Exercises Glossary Index