Key Features

  • A physiologically-based approach helps you better understand the impact of mechanical ventilation on cytokine levels, lung physiology, and other organ systems.
  • The latest guidelines and protocols help you minimize trauma to the lungs and reduce patient length of stay.
  • Expert contributors provide the latest knowledge on all aspects of mechanical ventilation, from basic principles and invasive and non-invasive techniques to patient monitoring and controlling costs in the ICU.
  • Comprehensive coverage of advanced biological therapies helps you master cutting-edge techniques involving surfactant therapy, nitric oxide therapy, and cytokine modulators.
  • Detailed discussions of both neonatal and pediatric ventilator support helps you better meet the unique needs of younger patients.

Details

No. of pages:
688
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9780721601861
Electronic ISBN:
9781437712995

About the authors

Peter Papadakos

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery, Director, Division of Critical Care, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

B. Lachmann

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands