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Author Simonds, Anita K.

Title Ers practical handbook of noninvasive ventilation
Published [Place of publication not identified] : European Respiratory Soci, 2015
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Contents Front cover; Blank page; Title page; Table of contents; Contributors; Preface; Get more from this handbook; List of abbreviations; Blank page; NIV: past, present and future; Basic principles of ventilators; Matching mode and settings tothe patient: an introduction; Choosing the interface; Supplemental oxygen and humidification; The patient with an acute hypercapnicexacerbation of COPD; Patients with acute hypercapnicrespiratory failure and neuromuscularor chest wall disease; Patients with acute hypercapnicrespiratory failure and OHS
Chronic NIV in children: indications,outcomes and transitionPracticalities of and guide to coughaugmentation and daytimemouthpiece ventilation; Long-term NIV failure: causes andproblem solving; Long-term NIV case histories; NIV in palliative care and atthe end of life; Discharging the ventilator-dependentadult and child; Home monitoring and follow-upof long-term NIV; Assessing quality of life and outcomeof long-term NIV; Patient and carer education, andrisk management; Setting up and staffing your NIV unit; Index; Blank page; Back cover
Patients with acute-on-chronichypercapnic respiratory failuredue to non-COPD obstructive lungdisease and interstitial disordersThe patient with acute hypoxaemicrespiratory failure excludingpulmonary oedema; The patient with acute hypoxaemic failure and cardiogenic pulmonary oedema; Supplementary material -- The patient with acute hypoxaemic failure and cardiogenic pulmonary oedema; Acute NIV in children, includingventilator and interface choice; Airway clearance methods and nebulisedtherapy in acute NIV; Monitoring choices in acute NIV; Starting and stopping acute NIV:when and why?
Problem-solving: case studies of NIVproblems and their managementNIV and weaning; NIV to avoid re-intubation; NIV in the perioperative period; NIV for endoscopic procedures; NIV in respiratory pandemics; Stepping up and down from NIV totracheostomy ventilation; Chronic NIV in hereditary neuromusculardisorders; Chronic NIV in motor neuronedisease/ALS; Chronic NIV in chest wall disorders; Chronic NIV in COPD; Chronic NIV in OHS; Chronic NIV in bronchiectasis,CF and interstitial lung disease; Chronic NIV in heart failure patients:ASV, NIV and CPAP
Summary The ERS Practical Handbook of Noninvasive Ventilation provides a concise 'why and how to' guide to NIV from the basics of equipment and patient selection to discharge planning and community care. Editor Anita K. Simonds has brought together leading clinicians and researchers in the field to provide an easy-to-read guide to all aspects of NIV
Subject Artificial respiration -- Methodology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1849840768 (electronic bk.)
9781849840767 (electronic bk.)