615.83620284 K922:2
Mechanical ventilation : physiology and practice. --
2 ed.
Imp / Ed.:
New York, NY, Estados Unidos : Oxford University Press, c2018.
ix, 217 p : il. ; 21 cm.
Pittsburgh critical care medicine series
I. Essential physiology. -- 1. Respiratory mechanics. -- 2. Gas exchange. -- 3. Cardiovascular-pulmonary interactions. -- II. The mechanical ventilator. -- 4. Instrumentation and terminology. -- 5. Ventilator modes and breath types. -- 6. Ventilator alarms-causes and evaluation. -- III. Patient management. -- 7. Respiratory failure and the indications for mechanical ventilation. -- 8. How to write ventilator orders. -- 9. Physiological assessment of the mechanically ventilated patient. -- 10. Dynamic hyperinflation and intrinsic positive end-expiratory pressure. -- 11. Patient-ventilator interactions and asynchrony. -- 12. Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). -- 13. Severe obstructive lung disease. -- 14. Right ventricular failure. -- 15. Discontinuing mechanical ventilation. -- 16. Noninvasive mechanical ventilation. --
Tomado de Amazon: "Mechanical ventilation is an essential life-sustaining therapy for many critically-ill patients. As technology has evolved, clinicians have been presented with an increasing number of ventilator options as well as an ever-expanding and confusing list of terms, abbreviations, and acronyms. Unfortunately, this has made it extremely difficult for clinicians at all levels of training to truly understand mechanical ventilation and to optimally manage patients with respiratory failure. Mechanical Ventilation was written to address these problems. This handbook provides students, residents, fellows, and practicing physicians with a clear explanation of essential physiology, terms and acronyms, and ventilator modes and breath types. It describes how mechanical ventilators work and explains clearly and concisely how to write ventilator orders, how to manage patients with many different causes of respiratory failure, how to "wean" patients from the ventilator, and much more. Mechanical Ventilation is meant to be carried and used at the bedside and to allow everyone who cares for critically-ill patients to master this essential therapy." --
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