Pulmonary Function in Mechanically Ventilated Patients by Salvador BenitoPulmonary Function in Mechanically Ventilated Patients by Salvador Benito

Pulmonary Function in Mechanically Ventilated Patients

EditorSalvador Benito, Alvar Net

Paperback | March 18, 1991

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The clinician often must ask himself which technique he should use to test lung function in a patient with acute respiratory failure when the patient is under mechanical ventilation. This book describes all the techniques presently available. The majority of the contributions are written by the specialists who originally described the techniques. They include details about equipment, reference values and clinical application. This complete Update is an excellent reference for any physician dealing with pulmonary medicine.
Title:Pulmonary Function in Mechanically Ventilated PatientsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:369 pages, 9.53 × 6.69 × 0 inPublished:March 18, 1991Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540526501

ISBN - 13:9783540526506

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Contents: Introduction with Special Reference to Ventilator-Associated Barotrauma.- Pneumotachographic Recording of Ventilatory Pattern.- Spirometry.- Inspiratory Occluded Airway Pressure.- Transdiaphragmatic Pressure.- Assessment of the Breathing Workload During Mechanical Ventilation.- Assessment of Diaphragmatic Function.- Pulmonary Compliance.- Respiratory Impedance.- Elastance and Resistance of Respiratory System.- Respiratory Inductive Plethismography.- Closing Volume.- Functional Residual Capacity in Acute Respiratory Failure. Methods of Measurement in the Ventilated Patient and their Utility.- FRC and Efficiency of Gas Mixing in the Lung. SF6.- Determination of Lung-Ventilation and Perfusion by Isotope Technique.- Multiple Inert Gas Elimination Technique.- Pulmonary Diffusion Capacity.- Blood Gases.- Pulse Oximetry in the Intensive Therapy Unit.- Transcutaneous Monitoring of Oxygen and CO2.- Mixed Venous Oxygen Saturation Monitoring in Mechanically Ventilated Patients.- Capnography.- Measurement of Oxygen Consumption and Carbon Dioxide Production in Artificially Ventilated Patients.- Bronchoalveolar Lavage.- Measurement of Extravascular Lung Water.- Interactions Between Convective and Diffusive Components of O2 Transport to the Tissues.- Energy Metabolism and Diaphragmatic Function: Applications of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.- The Oxygen Consumption of the Respiratory Muscles.- Clinical Applications of Balloon Occlustin Pulmonary Angiography (BOPA).- Computerized Axial Tomography of the Lung During Acute Respiratory Failure.- Subject Index.