Workbook for Pilbeam

Workbook for Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation

Physiological and Clinical Applications

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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