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Management of the Mechanically Ventilated Patient

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ISBN-10: 0721603971

ISBN-13: 9780721603971

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Lynelle N. B. Pierce

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The second edition of Management of the Mechanically Ventilated Patient functions as both an educational manual and a clinical reference for those involved in monitoring, managing, and delivering care to patients requiring respiratory intervention or mechanical ventilatory support. The range of coverage and practical approach in this easy to understand guide provides the nurse and other health care professional the clinical practice information needed to deliver safe and effective respiratory care. Contains cutting-edge coverage of respiratory care to keep nurses and other health care professionals up to date Includes valuable information on airways, oxygen delivery devices; lung…    
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Book details

List price: $70.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 7/24/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.650

Pulmonary Anatomy
Practical Physiology of the Pulmonary System
Airway Maintenance
Administration of Oxygen, Humidification, and Aerosol Therapy
Lung Expansion, Positioning, and Secretion Clearance
Mechanical Ventilation: Indications, Basic Principles of Ventilator Performance of the Respiratory Cycle, and Initiation
Modes of Mechanical Ventilation
Ventilator Graphics and Waveform Analysis
Complications of Mechanical Ventilation and Troubleshooting the Patient-Ventilator System
Noninvasive Respiratory Monitoring and Invasive monitoring of Direct and Derived Tissue Oxygenation Variables
Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation
Specialized Techniques in Mechanical Ventilation
Appendices
Pulmonary Symbols and Abbreviations
Drugs Used In Intensive Respiratory Care
Chest Drainage Systems
Ventilator Withdrawal at End-of-Life