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Non-invasive Ventilation and Weaning: Principles and Practice

1st Edition

Edited by Mark Elliott, Stefano Nava, Bernd Schonhofer

CRC Press

648 pages

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Non-Invasive Ventilation and Weaning: Principles and Practice provides up-to-date, authoritative and comprehensive information from a prestigious range of worldwide key opinion leaders on different applications for non-invasive ventilation, and closely related techniques, both in hospital and at home. Chapters cover the use of non-invasive ventilat

Table of Contents

Equipment and Practice: The Equipment. The Practice: Acute NIV. The Practice: Chronic NIV. The Diseases: COPD. Hypoxeamic Respiratory Failure. Cardiac Failure. Neuromuscular Disease. Chest Wall Deformity. Obesity. Other Conditions. Pediatric Ventilatory Failure. Special Situations. Prolonged Weaning. The Physiotherapist and Assisted Ventilation. Health Status, Quality of Life. The Patient Experience of NIV.

About the Editors

Mark Elliott MD FRCP (UK) Consultant Respiratory Physician, Department of Respiratory Medicine, St James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK
Stefano Nava MD Chief of the Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, Fondazione S.Maugeri, Pavia, Italy
Bernd Scha?nhofer MD Director, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Klinikum Region Hannover, Oststadt - Heidehaus, Hannover, Germany

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Anesthesiology
MEDICAL / Critical Care
MEDICAL / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine