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Clinical Guidelines for Mechanical Ventilation™
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Clinical Guidelines for Mechanical Ventilation™

This authoritative review clearly and concisely explains the need-to-know information about mechanical ventilation from the neonatal intensive care unit to the long-term care facility. The topics covered range from the basics of pulmonary physiology to novel modes of ventilatory support and gas exchange. 368 pages.

Christopher J. Festa, MD

Christopher J. Festa, MD

Pediatric Intensive Care Associates, LLC
Virtua Health
Voorhees, NJ

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Pulmonary Physiology
Chapter 2: Interpretation of Blood Gases: The ABCs of Arterial Blood Gases (ABGs)
Chapter 3: Oxygen Delivery Devices
Chapter 4: Securing the Pediatric Airway
Chapter 5: Surgical Management of the Pediatric Airway
Chapter 6: Care of the Mechanically Ventilated Patient
Chapter 7: Monitoring the Ventilated Patient
Chapter 8: Waveform Analysis
Chapter 9: An Overview of Pediatric Ventilators
Chapter 10: Assist Control
Chapter 11: Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation (IMV) and Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation (SIMV)
Chapter 12: Pressure-Control Ventilation: Theory and Application
Chapter 13: Volume-Limited and Pressure-Limited Ventilation: Basic Principles
Chapter 14: Pressure Support Ventilation
Chapter 15: Pressure and Volume Mechanical Ventilation: The Other Modes
Chapter 16: CPAP and BiPAP: Support Modes for the Spontaneously Breathing Patient
Chapter 17: High-Frequency Ventilation
Chapter 18: Neonatal Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Chapter 19: Novel Modes of Ventilatory Support and Gas Exchange: Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Severe Respiratory Failure
Chapter 20: Novel Modes of Ventilatory Support and Gas Exchange: Use of Endogenous Surfactant, Inhaled Nitric Oxide, and Liquid Ventilation
Chapter 21: Negative Pressure Ventilation
Chapter 22: Setting Up the Ventilator: Theory and Practice
Chapter 23: Oxygenation and Ventilation
Chapter 24: Permissive Hypercapnia
Chapter 25: Mechanical Ventilation: The Art of Reducing Support
Chapter 26: Assessment for Successful Extubation

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