Workbook for Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation. Physiological and Clinical Applications. Edition No. 6

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  • 240 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Corresponding to the chapters in Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation, 6th Edition, this workbook helps readers focus their study on the most important information and prepare for the NBRC certification exam. A wide range of exercises includes crossword puzzles, critical thinking questions, NBRC-style multiple-choice questions, case studies, waveform analysis, ventilation data analysis, and fill-in-the-blank and short-answer activities.

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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 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

Appendices Review of Abnormal Physiological Processes Graphics Exercises Glossary Index

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

Hinski, Sandra T Faculty
Respiratory Care Division
Gateway Community College
Phoenix, Arizona.
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