Principles and Practice of Mechanical Ventilation (Google eBook)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jun 6, 2010 - Medical - 1472 pages
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Principles and Practice of Mechanical Ventilation, Second Edition, features:

  • Up-to-the minute, rigorous coverage that addresses every important scientific, clinical and technical aspect of the field
  • 70 well-organized chapters encompassing the full scope of mechanical ventilation, including the physical basis of mechanical ventilation; conventional, alternative, noninvasive, and unconventional methods of ventilator support; complications and airway management; ethics and economics
  • 24 new chapters on current issues in mechanical ventilation: Closed loop Ventilation, Inhales Antibiotic Therapy, Sleep and Speech in the Ventilated Patient, Mechanical Ventilation in ARDS, Ventilation Outside the ICU, and more
  • Highly relevant new chapters on pharmacological and adjuvant therapy
  • Greater use of tables and lists that conveniently summarize key information and solidify chapter concepts

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Historical Background
Physical Basis of Mechanical Ventilation

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About the author (2010)

Martin Tobin MD, Director, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine; Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology, Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and Edward Hines, Jr., VA Hospital; Attending Physician, RML Specialty Hospital, Maywood, IL.
  • past editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine - has completely revised this text, acclaimed by The Lancet as "the bible of mechanical ventilation."
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