The Lungs in a Mechanical Ventilator Environment, An Issue of Critical Care Nursing Clinics


  • Meredith Mealer, RN, MS, CCRN, Research Instructor and Project Manager, University of Colorado Denver
  • Suzanne Lareau, RN, MS, FAAN, Senior Instructor, College of Nursing, Univ. of Colorado Denver

This issue of Critical Care Nursing Clinics will include articles on the following topics: Non-invasive ventilation; Modes of mechanical ventilation; Mechanical ventilation effect on heart/lung interactions; Effect of ventilation on the lungs; VAP; Liberation/weaning & Sedation/pain control; Self/unplanned extubation; Communication; recovery and rehab post ICU; Airway protection with aging; home ventilation; monitoring of the mechanical vent patient; and Dyspnea.
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Book information

  • Published: September 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-3848-9