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Get the most out of Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation, 5th Edition, and prepare for the NBRC certification exam! Corresponding to the chapters in J.M. Cairo's textbook, this workbook helps you focus your study on the most important information. A wide range of exercises includes key terms, crossword puzzles, critical thinking questions, NBRC-style multiple-choice questions, case studies, waveform analysis, ventilation data analysis, and fill-in-the-blank and short-answer activities. Close correlation with Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation: Physiological and Clinical Applications, 5th Edition supports learning from the textbook. Critical Thinking questions ask you to solve problems relating to "real-life" scenarios that may be encountered in practice. NBRC-style multiple-choice questions prepare you for the credentialing examination. A wide variety of exercises help you assess your knowledge and practice with any areas of weakness. Added exercises reflect revised material in the textbook.
Table of Contents
|Basic Concepts and Core Knowledge in Mechanical Ventilation|
|Basic Terms and Concepts of Mechanical Ventilation|
|How Ventilators Work|
|NEW! How a Breath is Delivered|
|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|
|Assessment of Respiratory Function|
|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|
|NEW! Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia|
|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|
|NEW! Neonatal and Pediatric Ventilation|
|Special Techniques in Ventilatory Support|
|Special Techniques in Ventilation|
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