Non-Invasive Respiratory Support, Third edition: A Practical Handbook, 3rd Edition (e-Book) book cover

Non-Invasive Respiratory Support, Third edition

A Practical Handbook, 3rd Edition

By Anita K. Simonds

CRC Press

368 pages

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pub: 2012-12-11
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The field of non-invasive ventilation continues to expand rapidly since publication of the second edition of Non-Invasive Respiratory Support, new controversies have arisen and numerous practical guidelines have been issued. This expanded third edition with new international contributors has been fully revised and updated. It builds on the success

Table of Contents

1 Overview of indications for non-invasive respiratory support 2 Equipment for non-invasive ventilation: Ventilators, interfaces and accessories 3 Setting up a non-invasive ventilation service 4 Non-invasive ventilation in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 5 Continuous positive airway pressure and non-invasive ventilation in acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure 6 Acute non-invasive ventilation in neuromuscular disease, chest wall disorders and cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis 7 Starting non-invasive ventilation: Practical aspects 8 Cough assistance and physiotherapy aspects of the patient requiring non-invasive positive pressure ventilation 9 Problem-solving in acute non-invasive ventilation 10 Non-invasive ventilation and post-extubation respiratory failure 11 Weaning using non-invasive ventilation 12 Non-invasive ventilation in the emergency department, for transferring patients and during intercurrent procedures 13 Assessment and selection of patients for home ventilation 14 Domiciliary non-invasive ventilation in restrictive disorders and stable neuromuscular disease 15 Home ventilation in progressive disorders, quadriplegia and palliative non-invasive ventilation 16 Noninvasive ventilation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 17 Home ventilation in cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis and diffuse interstitial lung disease 18 Discharging the ventilator-dependent patient and the home ventilatory care network 19 Problem-solving and transitions in long-term non-invasive ventilation 20 Non-invasive ventilation in acute respiratory failure in children 21 Home ventilation in children 22 Continuous positive airway pressure therapy for sleep disorder

About the Author

Anita K Simonds MD FRCP is Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, London

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Critical Care