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Author Pierce, Lynelle N. B.

Title Management of the mechanically ventilated patient / Lynelle N.B. Pierce.

Publication Info. St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders Elsevier, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.2 P616M    Check Shelf
Edition Second edition.
Description xxvii, 514 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pulmonary anatomy -- Practical physiology of the pulmonary system -- Airway maintenance -- Administration of oxygen, humidification, and aerosol therapy -- Lung expansion, positioning, and secretion clearance -- Mechanical ventilation: indications, ventilator performance of the respiratory cycle, and initiation -- Modes of mechanical ventilation -- Ventilator graphics and waveform analysis -- Complications of mechanical ventilation and troubleshooting the patient-ventilator system -- Noninvasive respiratory monitoring and invasive monitoring of direct and derived tissue oxygenation variables -- Weaning from mechanical ventilation -- Specialized techniques in mechanical ventilation.
Subject Respiratory intensive care.
Respiratory therapy.
Artificial respiration.
Respirators (Medical equipment)
Respiration, Artificial -- nursing.
Respiratory Therapy -- nursing.
Lung -- physiopathology.
Ventilators, Mechanical.
ISBN 0721603971
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