Mechanical Ventilation

Clinical Applications and Pathophysiology


  • Peter Papadakos, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery, Director, Division of Critical Care, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
  • B. Lachmann, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

One of the key tools in effectively managing critical illness is the use of mechanical ventilator support. This essential text helps you navigate this rapidly evolving technology and understand the latest research and treatment modalities. A deeper understanding of the effects of mechanical ventilation will enable you to optimize patient outcomes while reducing the risk of trauma to the lungs and other organ systems.
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Critical Care Physicians and Anesthesiologists


Book information

  • Published: August 2007
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-7216-0186-1