Mechanical Ventilation, 2nd Edition

Mechanical Ventilation

2nd Edition

By Neil R. MacIntyre, MD, FAARC, Professor of Medicine, Medical Director of Respiratory Care, Clinical Chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC; and Richard D. Branson, BA, MSc, RRT, Associate Professor of Surgery, Adjunct Faculty, College of Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH; Adjunct Faculty, School of Aerospace Medicine, United States Air Force


Section I: Technical Aspects

1. Classification of Mechanical Ventilators

2. Modes of Ventilator Operation

3. The Patient-Ventilator Interface: Ventilator Circuit, Airway Care, and Suctioning

4. Humidification and Aerosol Therapy

5. Ventilator Monitors and Displays

Section II: Physiology

6. Respiratory System Mechanics

7. Alveolar-Capillary Gas Transport

8. Patient-Ventilator Interactions

9. Cardiopulmonary Interactions

10. Ventilator Induced Lung Injury

Section III: Adjunctive Therapy

11. Nutrition

12. Sedation, Analgesia, and Neuromuscular Blockade

13. Patient Positioning

14. Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

Section IV: Clinical Applications

15. Management of Parenchymal Lung Injury

16. Management of Obstructive Airway Disease

17. Unique Patient Populations NEW!

18. Discontinuing Mechanical Support

19. Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation

20. Transport and Resuscitation

21. Non-invasive Ventilation

Section V: Special Techniques and Future Therapies

22. Modifications on Conventional Ventilation Techniques

23. High-Frequency Ventilation

24. Extracorporeal Techniques for Cardiopulmonary Support

25. Heliox and Inhaled Nitric Oxide

Appendices

Case Studies

Assessment Question Answers

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