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Workbook for Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780323551267, 9780323571081

Workbook for Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation

7th Edition

Physiological and Clinical Applications

Authors: J. Cairo Sandra Hinski
Paperback ISBN: 9780323551267
eBook ISBN: 9780323571081
eBook ISBN: 9780323571067
eBook ISBN: 9780323571074
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 23rd September 2019
Page Count: 224

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Focus on the most important information about how to safely and compassionately care for patients who need ventilator support. Corresponding to the chapters in Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation, 7th Edition, this workbook is an easy-to-use guide to help you prepare for your credentialing exams. It includes a wide range of exercises, 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.

Key Features

  • Close correlation with the Pilbeam's main text supports learning from the textbook.
  • Wide variety of learning exercises — including crossword puzzles, NBRC-style questions, case study exercises, waveform analysis, ventilation date analyses, and numerous question formats — helps students assess their knowledge and practice areas of weakness.
  • Critical Thinking questions ask students to solve problems relating to real-life scenarios that may be encountered in practice.
  •  Answers to all questions from workbook available on main text Evolve site.

Table of Contents

  1. Basic Terms and Concepts of Mechanical Ventilation
    2. How Ventilators Work
    3. How a Breath Is Delivered
    4. Establishing the Need for Mechanical Ventilation
    5. Selecting the Ventilator and the Mode
    6. Initial Ventilator Settings
    7. Final Considerations in Ventilator Setup
    8. Initial Patient Assessment
    9. Ventilator Graphics
    10. Assessment of Respiratory Function
    11. Hemodynamic Monitoring
    12. Methods to Improve Ventilation in Patient-Ventilator Management
    13. Improving Oxygenation and Management of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    14. 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
    19. Basic Concepts of Noninvasive Positive- Pressure Ventilation
    20. Weaning and Discontinuation from Mechanical Ventilation
    21. Long-Term Ventilation
    22. Neonatal and Pediatric Mechanical Ventilation
    23. Special Techniques in Ventilatory Support


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About the Author

J. Cairo

Affiliations and Expertise

Dean of the School of Allied Health Professions, Professor of Cardiopulmonary Science, Physiology, and Anesthesiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA

Sandra Hinski

Affiliations and Expertise

Faculty Respiratory Care Division Gateway Community College Phoenix, Arizona