Workbook for Pilbeam

Workbook for Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation

Physiological and Clinical Applications

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.

Paperback, 240 Pages

Published: January 2012

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-07208-3


  • Part I: Basic Concepts and Core Knowledge in Mechanical Ventilation

    1. Basic Terms and Concepts of Mechanical Ventilation

    2. How Ventilators Work

    3. NEW! How a Breath is Delivered

    Part II: Initiating Ventilation

    4. Establishing the Need for Mechanical Ventilation

    5. Selecting the Ventilator and the Mode

    6. Initial Ventilator Settings

    7. Final Considerations in Ventilator Setup

    Part III: Monitoring in Mechanical Ventilation

    8. Initial Patient Assessment

    9. Ventilator Graphics

    10. Assessment of Respiratory Function

    11. Hemodynamic Monitoring

    Part IV: Therapeutic Interventions -- Making Appropriate Changes

    12. Methods to Improve Ventilation in Patient-Ventilator Management

    13. Improving Oxygenation and Management of ARDS

    Part V: Effects and Complications of Mechanical Ventilation

    14. NEW! Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

    15. Sedatives, Analgesics, and Paralytics

    16. Extrapulmonary Effects of Mechanical Ventilation

    17. Effects of Positive Pressure Ventilation on the Pulmonary System

    18. Troubleshooting and Problem Solving

    Part VI: Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation

    19. Basic Concepts of Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation

    Part VII: Discontinuation from Ventilation and Long Term Ventilation

    20. Discontinuation and Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation

    21. Long Term Ventilation

    Part VIII: Neonatal and Pediatric Ventilation

    22. NEW! Neonatal and Pediatric Ventilation

    Part IX: Special Techniques in Ventilatory Support

    23. Special Techniques in Ventilation


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