Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation: Physiological and Clinical Applications

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-01-18
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
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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
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
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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