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Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation: Physiological and Clinical Applications



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  • Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation: Physiological and Clinical Applications
    Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation: Physiological and Clinical Applications


Applying mechanical ventilation principles to patient care, Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation: Physiological and Clinical Applications, 5th Edition helps you provide safe, appropriate, and compassionate care for patients requiring ventilatory support. A focus on evidence-based practice includes the latest techniques and equipment, with complex ventilator principles simplified for optimal learning. This edition adds new case studies and new chapters on ventilator-associated pneumonia and on neonatal and pediatric mechanical ventilation. Starting with the most fundamental concepts and building to the most advanced, expert educator J. M. Cairo presents clear, comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the rapidly evolving field of mechanical ventilation. Excerpts of Clinical Practice Guidelines developed by the AARC (American Association for Respiratory Care) make it easy to access important information regarding indications/contraindications, hazards and complications, assessment of need, assessment of outcome, and monitoring. Case Studies with exercises and Critical Care Concepts address situations that may be encountered during mechanical ventilation. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter help in accurately gauging your comprehension and measuring your progress. Chapter outlines show the "big picture" of each chapter's content. Key terms are listed in the chapter opener, then bolded and defined at their first mention in the text. Key Point boxes highlight need-to-know information. NBRC exam-style assessment questions at the end of each chapter offer practice for the certification exam. NEW Neonatal and Pediatric Mechanical Ventilation chapter covers the latest advances and research relating to young patients. Additional case studies in each chapter present "real-life" scenarios, showing the practical application of newly acquired skills. End-of-chapter summaries help with review and in assessing your comprehension with a bulleted list of key content.

Table of Contents

Basic Concepts and Core Knowledge in Mechanical Ventilation
Basic Terms and Concepts of Mechanical Ventilation
How Ventilators Work
How a Breath is delivered
Initiating Ventilation
Establishing the Need for Mechanical Ventilation
Selecting the Ventilator and the Mode
Initial Ventilator Settings
Final Considerations in Ventilator Setup
Monitoring in Mechanical Ventilation
Initial Patient Assessment
Ventilator Graphics
Assessment of Respiratory Function
Hemodynamic Monitoring
Therapeutic Interventions -- Making Appropriate Changes
Methods to Improve Ventilation in Patient-Ventilator Management
Improving Oxygenation and Management of ARDS
Effects and Complications of Mechanical Ventilation
Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia   NEW!
Sedatives, Analgesics, and Paralytics
Extrapulmonary Effects of Mechanical Ventilation
Effects of Positive Pressure Ventilation on the Pulmonary System
Troubleshooting and Problem Solving
Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation
Basic Concepts of Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation
Discontinuation from Ventilation and Long Term Ventilation
Discontinuation and Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation
Long Term Ventilation
Neonatal and Pediatric Ventilation
Neonatal and Pediatric Ventilation  NEW!
Special Techniques in Ventilatory Support
Special Techniques in Ventilation
Review of Abnormal Physiological Processes
Graphics Exercises
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