Workbook for Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation , Physiological and Clinical Applications, 5th Edition

Workbook for Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation

5th Edition Physiological and Clinical Applications

By Sandra T Hinski, MS, RRT-NPS, Faculty Respiratory Care Division Gateway Community College Phoenix, Arizona; J. M. Cairo, PhD, RRT, FAARC, Dean of the School of Allied Health Professions, Professor of Cardiopulmonary Science, Physiology, and Anesthesiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA; Susan P. Pilbeam, MS, RRT, FAARC, Clinical Applications Specialist, Maquet, Inc., St. Augustine, FL and Sindee Karpel, MPA, RRT, Clinical Coordinator, Cardiovascular Techonology and Respiratory Care Programs, Edison College, Fort Myers, FL


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