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ISBN: 9780323096171
Page Count: 608
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $80.95

Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 5th Edition

by J. M. Cairo, PhD, RRT, FAARC

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - Access Card

ISBN: 9780323096171
Page Count: 608
Imprint: Mosby
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Applying mechanical ventilation principles to patient care, Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation: Physiological and Clinical Applications, 5th Edition helps you provide safe, appropriate, and compassionate care for patients requiring ventilatory support. A focus on evidence-based practice includes the latest techniques and equipment, with complex ventilator principles simplified for optimal learning. This edition adds new case studies and new chapters on ventilator-associated pneumonia and on neonatal and pediatric mechanical ventilation. Starting with the most fundamental concepts and building to the most advanced, expert educator J. M. Cairo presents clear, comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the rapidly evolving field of mechanical ventilation.

    • Excerpts of the most recent CPGs are included to give students important information regarding indications/contraindications, hazards and complications, assessment of need, assessment of outcome, and monitoring.
    • Clinical Rounds boxes contain problems that may be encountered during actual use of equipment and raise questions for the student to answer.
    • Case studies are included as boxes throughout the chapters within boxes and Clinical Rounds.
    • Historical Notes provide educationally or clinically relevant information.
    • Chapters featuring topics such as methods to improve ventilation, frequently used pharmacologic agents in ventilated patients, cardiovascular complications, pulmonary complications, noninvasive positive pressure ventilation, and long-term ventilation have been added.
    • Key Point boxes have been placed sporadically throughout the chapters and highlight key information for the reader.
    • Increased number of NBRC-type questions reflecting the types of questions and amount of coverage on the board exams.
    • Respected educator J.M. Cairo has been added as co-author, bringing in a fresh voice and a wide breadth of experience.
    • A reorganization of chapters creates a text that is more in line with the way the course is typically taught.
    • lAll chapters have been heavily revised and updated, particularly the chapters on ventilator graphics, methods to improve oxygenation, and neonatal and pediatric ventilation.
    • A second color has been added to enhance the overall design and line drawings.
    • Key terms are listed at the beginning of each chapter and highlighted at first mention.
  • Part I: Basic Concepts and Core Knowledge in Mechanical Ventilation

    1. Oxygenation and Acid-Base Evaluation

    2. Basic Terms and Concepts of Mechanical Ventilation

    3. How Ventilators Work

    4. How a Breath Is Delivered

    Part II: Initiating Ventilation

    5. Establishing the Need for Mechanical Ventilation

    6. Selecting the Ventilator and the Mode

    7. Initial Ventilator Settings

    8. Final Considerations in Ventilator Setup

    Part III: Monitoring in Mechanical Ventilation

    9. Initial Patient Assessment with Mechanical

    10. Ventilator Graphics

    11. Noninvasive Monitoring of Mechanically-Ventilated Patients

    12. Hemodynamic Monitoring

    Part IV: Therapeutic Interventions – Making Appropriate Changes

    13. Methods to Improve Ventilation and Other Techniques in Patient-Ventilator Management

    14. Improving Oxygenation, Review of ARDS and Lung Recruitment Maneuvers

    15. Frequently Used Pharmacologic Agents in Ventilated Patients: Sedatives, Analgesics and Paralytics

    Part V: Effects and Complications of Mechanical Ventilation

    16. Cardiovascular and Organ System Effects and Complications of Mechanical Ventilation

    17. Effects of Positive Pressure Ventilation on the Pulmonary System

    18. Problem-Solving and Troubleshooting

    Part VI: Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation

    19. Basic Concepts of Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation

    Part VII: Discontinuation from Ventilation and Long-Term Ventilation

    20. Weaning and Discontinuation

    21. Long-Term Ventilation

    Part VIII: Special Applications of Mechanical Ventilation

    22. Neonatal and Pediatric Ventilation

    23. Special Techniques in Ventilatory Support


  • J. M. Cairo, PhD, RRT, FAARC, Dean of the School of Allied Health Professions, Professor of Cardiopulmonary Science, Physiology, and Anesthesiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA
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