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Title Mechanical ventilation / volume editors, Arthur S. Slutsky, Laurent Brochard
Edition Softcover edition
Published New York : Springer, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 419 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Update in intensive care medicine, 1610-4056
Update in intensive care medicine. 1610-4056
Contents The Importance of Acute Respiratory Failure in the ICU -- The Epidemiology of Mechanical Ventilation -- Long-term Outcomes of Mechanical Ventilation -- Understanding and Changing the Practice of Mechanical Ventilation in the Community -- Control of Breathing During Mechanical Ventilation -- Patient-ventilator Interactions -- Physiological Rationale for Ventilation of Patients with Obstructive Diseases -- Role of the Clinician in Adjusting Ventilator Parameters During Assisted Ventilation -- Neurally-adjusted Ventilatory Assist -- Liberating Patients from Mechanical Ventilation: What Have We Learned About Protocolizing Care? -- Novel Approaches to Monitoring Mechanical Ventilatory Support -- Indications for Non-invasive Ventilation -- Non-invasive Ventilation: Causes of Success or Failure -- Non-invasive Ventilation in Immunocompromised Patients -- Biophysical Factors Leading to VILI -- Vascular Contribution to VILI -- VILI: Physiological Evidence -- Systemic Effects of Mechanical Ventilation -- Chest Wall Mechanics in ARDS -- Targets in Mechanical Ventilation for ARDS
Summary Mechanical ventilation is a life-saving procedure that has been used for decades to treat patients with respiratory failure. In recent years there have been major advances in our understanding of how to ventilate patients, when to initiate and discontinue ventilation, and importantly, the side effects of mechanical ventilation
Notes Originally published: Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2004 (Update in intensive care and emergency medicine, volume 40)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Artificial respiration.
Respiration, Artificial.
Ventilators, Mechanical.
Form Electronic book
Author Brochard, L. (Laurent)
Slutsky, Arthur S. (Arthur Samuel), 1948-
ISBN 3540202676 (softcover ; alk. paper)
9783540202677 (softcover ; alk. paper)