Oxygen deliverey and transport in the critically ill.
Investigating the ventilated lung.
Definitions and epidemiology of ALI/ARDS.
Pathogenesis of ALI/ARDS.
Ventilatory management of ALI/ARDS.
Ventilator induced lung injury.
Non–ventilatory strategies and pharmacotherapy in ALI/ARDS.
The difficult–to–wean patients.
ICU management of the patient with COPD.
Acute severe asthma.
Community acquired pneumonia.
Pulmonary vascular disease in ICU.
Illustrative cases: cystic fibrosis and interstitial lung disease.
vasculitis and neuromusculo–skeletal disorders.
HIV–related lung disease and sickle lung.
massive haemoptysis and thoracic trauma.
SARS in the ICU