Practical Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine: Respiratory Failure

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Zab Mosenifar, Guy W. Soo Hoo
CRC Press, Jan 20, 2006 - Medical - 448 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

1 Oxygen Therapy and Airway Management
1
III Airway Management
13
IV Conclusions
25
NonInvasive Ventilation in Critical Care
33
II Rationale for Use
34
III Clinical Conditions
35
IV Other Conditions
45
V Clinical Aspects of NIMV
50
III Who Requires Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation?
189
IV Site of Care for Patients with Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation
190
V What Are the Outcomes for Patients Requiring Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation?
191
VI Why Do Patients Become VentilatorDependent?
192
VII What Assessment Tools Are Available to Predict Weaning Outcome for Patients with Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation?
202
VIII What Is the Best Approach to Weaning Patients with Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation?
204
IX Conclusion
207
7 Procedures in the Intensive Care Unit
219

VI Monitoring the Response to Treatment
61
VII Conclusion
67
References
68
3 Modes of Mechanical Ventilation
77
II The Breath
78
IV Breath Types
87
V Breath Patterns or Modes
94
VI Fine Tuning the Ventilator Breath
99
References
101
4 Monitoring During Mechanical Ventilation
105
III Arterialized Capillary Blood Gases
108
V Blood Gas Monitors
109
VI Mixed Venous Blood Gases
110
VII Pulse Oximetry
112
VIII Gastric Tonometry and Sublingual PCO2
116
IX Capnography
117
X Lung Mechanics and Graphics
127
XI Monitoring in Perspective
135
References
136
5 Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation
153
An Introductory Overview
154
III Predicting Weaning Success
160
IV Protocols and Pathways
164
V Weaning from Prolonged Ventilation
167
VI Sedation
168
Conversations About Ventilation
174
References
178
Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation
187
II How Is Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation Defined and How Often Does It Occur?
188
III Central Venous Catheters
225
IV Pulmonary Artery Catheters
236
V Chest Tube Thoracostomy
261
References
273
Bronchoscopy
285
II Specifications Indications and Contraindications
286
III Patient Preparation Sedation and Anesthesia
288
IV Insertion Techniques
289
VI PostProcedure Care
291
VIII Specific Diagnostic Indications
292
IX Specific Diagnostic and Therapeutic Indications
297
Indications and Options
298
XI Potential Therapeutic Indications
305
References
306
9 Percutaneous Tracheostomy
313
II Indications Benefits and Timing of Tracheostomy
315
III Contraindications
316
How We Do It
317
V Complications
321
VI OST vs PDT
324
VIII Future
325
Radiology in the Intensive Care Unit
331
III Devices Used in the ICU
338
IV Common Thoracic Abnormalities Encountered in the ICU
364
V Computerized Tomography
385
VI ImageGuided Interventional Procedures in the ICU
387
References
392
Index
407
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