1st Edition

Practical Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Respiratory Failure




ISBN 9780849366635
Published January 20, 2006 by CRC Press
448 Pages - 100 Color & 117 B/W Illustrations

USD $190.00

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Book Description

Specifically focusing on the immediate management and diagnosis of patients in the intensive care unit, this reference contains expert reviews and practical care recommendations for patients with acute respiratory failure. Packed with detailed descriptions of treatment procedures and quality figures throughout each chapter, this reference will stand as a must-have armamentarium of protocols and guidelines for efficient and effective patient care.

Table of Contents

Oxygen Therapy and Airway Management. Non-Invasive Ventilation in Critical Care. MECHANICAL VENTILATION. Modes of Mechanical Ventilation. Monitoring During Mechanical Ventilation. Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation. Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation. CRITICAL CARE PROCEDURES. Procedures in the ICU. Bronchoscopy. Percutaneous Tracheostomy. Radiology in the Intensive Care Unit

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