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Compact Clinical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation

Compact Clinical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation

Foundations of Practice for Critical Care Nurses

  • Author: Sandra Goldsworthy, RN, MSc, PhD(c), CNCC(C), CMSN(C),Leslie Graham, RN, MN, CNCC(C), CHSE
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 0826198074
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 176
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"[This book] offers easy-to-use, quick tips that will benefit a great number of nurses. Critical care nurses often need help with ventilator modes and types of usage and this book is a great resource."Score: 96, 4 Stars.--Doody's Medical Reviews The only book written about mechanical ventilation by nurses for nurses, this text fills a void in addressing high-level patient care and management specific to critical care nurses. Designed for use by practicing nurses, nursing students, and nursing educators, it provides a detailed, step-by-step approach to developing expertise in this challenging area of practice. The guide is grounded in evidence-based research and explains complex concepts in a user-friendly format along with useful tips for daily practice. It has been written based on the authors' many years of teaching students at all levels of critical care as well as their experience in mentoring novice and experienced nurses in the critical care arena. Emphasizing the nurse's role in mechanical ventilation, the book offers many features that facilitate in-depth learning. These include bulleted points to simplify complex ideas, learning objectives, key points summarized for speedy reference, learning activities, a case study in each chapter with questions for reflection, clinical "pearls," references for additional study, and a glossary. A digital companion includes cue cards summarizing challenging practice concepts and how-to procedural videos. The book addresses the needs of both adult critical care patients and geriatric critical care patients. A chapter on International Perspectives addresses the similarities and differences in critical care throughout the globe. Also covered are pharmacology protocols for the mechanically ventilated patient. Additionally, the book serves as a valuable resource for nurses preparing for national certification in critical care. Key Features: Written by nurses for nurses Provides theoretical and practical, step-by-step information about mechanical ventilation for practicing nurses, students, and educators Comprises a valuable resources for the orientation of nurses new to critical care Contains chapters on international perspectives in critical care and pharmacology protocols for the mechanically ventilated patient

Understanding Mechanical Ventilation

Understanding Mechanical Ventilation

A Practical Handbook

  • Author: Ashfaq Hasan
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 9781848828698
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 543
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Simplify, simplify! Henry David Thoreau For writers of technical books, there can be no better piece of advice. Around the time of writing the first edition – about a decade ago – there were very few monographs on this s- ject: today, there are possibly no less than 20. Based on critical inputs, this edition stands thoroughly revamped. New chapters on ventilator waveforms, airway humidification, and aerosol therapy in the ICU now find a place. Novel software-based modes of ventilation have been included. Ventilator-associated pneumonia has been se- rated into a new chapter. Many new diagrams and algorithms have been added. As in the previous edition, considerable energy has been spent in presenting the material in a reader-friendly, conv- sational style. And as before, the book remains firmly rooted in physiology. My thanks are due to Madhu Reddy, Director of Universities Press – formerly a professional associate and now a friend, P. Sudhir, my tireless Pulmonary Function Lab technician who found the time to type the bits and pieces of this manuscript in between patients, A. Sobha for superbly organizing my time, Grant Weston and Cate Rogers at Springer, London, Balasaraswathi Jayakumar at Spi, India for her tremendous support, and to Dr. C. Eshwar Prasad, who, for his words of advice, I should have thanked years ago. vii viii Preface to the Second Edition Above all, I thank my wife and daughters, for understanding.

A Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation

A Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation

  • Author: J. D. Truwit,S. K. Epstein
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 0470976640
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 366
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A new, case-oriented and practical guide to one of the core techniques in respiratory medicine and critical care. Concise, practical reference designed for use in the critical care setting Case-oriented content is organised according to commonly encountered clinical scenarios Flow charts and algorithms delineate appropriate treatment protocols

Mechanical Ventilation in Critically Ill Cancer Patients

Mechanical Ventilation in Critically Ill Cancer Patients

Rationale and Practical Approach

  • Author: Antonio M. Esquinas,S. Egbert Pravinkumar,Ayman O. Soubani
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 331949256X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 368
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This book aims to equip the reader to make optimal decisions on the use of mechanical ventilatory support in critically ill cancer patients with acute respiratory failure (ARF) and to implement the different strategies effectively. Detailed information is provided on the rationale for invasive and non-invasive ventilation, the different modes of ventilation, indications and contraindications, prognostic factors, and outcomes. The role of postoperative mechanical ventilation following various forms of surgery is extensively addressed, and key aspects of withdrawal from ventilatory support are discussed. Attention is also devoted to mechanical ventilation in the palliative care context. The concluding part of the book focuses on healthcare resource utilization and organizational support in cancer critical care. ARF is the most common reason for hospital and intensive care admission among oncological patients, and there is growing evidence that outcome following mechanical ventilation is improving. Readers will find this book to be an invaluable aid when selecting and executing a strategy for management of ARF in individual cancer patients.

Essentials of Neonatal Ventilation, 1st edition, E-book

Essentials of Neonatal Ventilation, 1st edition, E-book

  • Author: Rajiv PK,Satyan Lakshminrusimha,Dharmapuri Vidyasagar
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 8131249999
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: N.A
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This book is an outstanding attempt to standardize bedside neonatal respiratory care by the most researched authentic experts in the world. This involves more than sixty authors from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Spain, Italy, Germany, India, UAE, and China. The latest in the arena of neonatal ventilation which holds future promise has been incorporated in this book. The experts take you through a real-time progression of bedside ventilation practices, with the focus on pulmonary and neurological morbidity. The e-book has links to videos of critical chapters and lecture PPTs to give the intensivist a 360-degree understanding of the complexities of neonatal ventilation. First comprehensive bedside management book of a baby on assisted ventilation. Latest evidence-based practices on noninvasive ventilation with protocols. A bedside guide for neonatologists, fellows, residents, postgraduates, medical students, nurse practitioners, and respiratory therapists. Management of assisted ventilation including high-frequency ventilation and NAVA. Analysis and algorithmic approach to cardiac hemodynamics in respiratory distress. Protocolized approaches to critical respiratory diseases of the newborn. Ancillary services explained in detail like targeted ECHO, NIRS, and Graphics by experts. Videos and lecture presentations by experts on SLI, CPAP, SNIPPV, NAVA, ECHO, and Graphics.

Guide to Mechanical Ventilation and Intensive Respiratory Care

Guide to Mechanical Ventilation and Intensive Respiratory Care

  • Author: Lynelle N. B. Pierce
  • Publisher: W B Saunders Company
  • ISBN: 9780721664781
  • Category: Artificial respiration.
  • Page: 380
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This handy pocket guide focuses on respiratory support appliances and various aspects of mechanical ventilation. Beginning with an overview of pulmonary anatomy and physiology, the book reviews the principles and application of physical and pharmacologic therapies used for the pulmonary system. A special section on advance modes of mechanical ventilation is also included.

Families in the Intensive Care Unit

Families in the Intensive Care Unit

A Guide to Understanding, Engaging, and Supporting at the Bedside

  • Author: Giora Netzer
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 3319943375
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 400
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This text is one of the first comprehensive resources on understanding and working with families in the intensive care unit. The text provides a conceptual overview of the Family ICU Syndrome, a constellation of physical morbidity, psychopathology, cognitive deficits, and conflict. Outlining its mechanisms, the book presents a guide to combating the syndrome with an interdisciplinary team. The text represents the full array of the interdisciplinary team by also spotlighting administrative considerations for health care management and approaches to training different members of the health care team. Family voices are featured prominently in the text as well. The book also addresses the complete trajectory of needs of care, including survivorship and end-of-life care. Written by experts in the field, Families in the Intensive Care Unit: A Guide to Understanding, Engaging and Supporting at the Bedside is a state-of-the-art reference for all clinicians who work with families in the ICU.

Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis

Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis

  • Author: David Scott Smith
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9780781781657
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 391
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Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis, Second Edition enables students and physicians to navigate from the patient's symptoms and presenting signs to the diagnosis. The book covers 139 chief complaints and signs and is organized to parallel the diagnostic reasoning process: a differential overview of probable causes, a diagnostic approach for each differential, and the specific clinical findings that point to diagnosis. A collection of 192 full-color illustrations show diagnostically important observable signs. This edition includes thoroughly updated diagnostic approaches and quick-access Evidence-Based Medicine Physical Diagnosis tables indicating sensitivity, specificity, and likelihood ratios for findings.

Saunders Nursing Guide to Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests - E-Book

Saunders Nursing Guide to Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests - E-Book

  • Author: Louise M. Malarkey,Mary Ellen McMorrow
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1455703834
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 738
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Saunders Nursing Guide to Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests, 2nd Edition is the perfect guide to laboratory testing for both students and practicing nurses alike. Featuring the latest testing information organized alphabetically for quick reference, this resource offers test formats that emphasize the nurse's specific role in all aspects of the testing process. Basics the Nurse Needs to Know and Nursing Care sections for every laboratory test explain what the nurse is to do during the pre-, post- and actual test stages, and highlights the nursing responses to critical values, complications, patient teaching, and health promotion. A new companion Evolve website also offers a variety of learning resources and skills videos to help you master diagnostic procedures and perform accurate testing. Alphabetical organization of the laboratory tests (featuring alphabetical thumb tabs) makes every test easy to find. Also Called sections feature synonyms and abbreviations that help you identify specific tests. Purpose of the Test states the indications of each test. Basics the Nurse Needs to Know offers an explanation of each test in clear, simple language. Normal Values in standard and SI units include variations for gender and age, where relevant. How the Test is Done succinctly describes how each test is performed. Significance of Test Results list the diseases and disorders that are associated with abnormal findings. Interfering Factors list the factors, such as drugs, herbs, and improper specimen collection and handling, that inadvertently affect test results. Nursing Care is divided into Pretest, During the Test, and Posttest, listing in detail what the nurse does in the testing process. Nursing Response to Critical Values and Nursing Response to Complications detail what you should be alert for before, during, and after the test and how to manage dangerous situations. Explicit incorporation of nursing concerns related to lab tests can only be found in this lab book. Over 50 new and updated pieces of art highlight how results are interpreted, what equipment is used, and how various techniques are performed. Over 20 new tests prepare you for the types of tests you will encounter during your clinical experience. Patient Teaching icons make crucial nursing content easy to find. New Student Resources on Evolve feature a variety of supplemental learning tools. Skills materials, including skills checklists, PDFs of skills, and brief skills video clips, help you master specimen collection and basic diagnostic procedures. Patient handouts provide practical, useable materials to make your clinical experience easier. Audio pronunciations simplify the process of learning difficult terminology.

Ulrich & Canale's Nursing Care Planning Guides - E-Book

Ulrich & Canale's Nursing Care Planning Guides - E-Book

  • Author: Nancy Haugen,Sandra J. Galura
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1437717284
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 976
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Practical and comprehensive, this essential resource helps you plan individualized care for clients in a variety of settings, including acute care, extended care, and home care environments. It features 33 detailed nursing diagnosis care plans and 65 disease/disorder care plans that are keyed to specific expected outcomes and interventions. This book also includes the popular Online Care Planner that allows you to edit and print standardized nursing diagnosis care plans. Offers the most in-depth care plans of any planning book, fostering critical thinking and promoting effective clinical decision-making. 33 separate nursing diagnosis care plans provide detailed interventions with rationales and documentation guidelines for the most common nursing diagnoses. 65 comprehensive care plans serve as a complete reference for the most common disorders in acute care, extended care, and home care settings. Body system organization makes content easy to locate. Nursing/collaborative diagnoses are linked to actions and rationales. Specific points for discharge teaching serve as guidelines for planning client education. A complete discussion of caring for older adult clients and changes that occur with aging helps you understand the unique considerations of caring for this population group. A new care plan format focuses on prioritized nursing interventions, interventions that can be delegated, and documentation criteria, as well as differentiating between independent and collaborative nursing actions. Features 8 new nursing diagnosis care plans on topics such as comfort, confusion, contamination, decision-making, falls/injury, unstable glucose level, risk-prone health behavior, and self-care. Includes 9 new disease/disorder care plans for Abdominal Trauma, Alzheimer’s Disease, Asthma, Enteral Nutrition, Intravenous Conscious Sedation, Internal Radiation Therapy (Brachytherapy), Mechanical Ventilation, Parkinson’s Disease, and Total Parenteral Nutrition. Evidence-based practice content presents the latest research findings and standards of care. Updated NANDA nursing diagnoses, NIC interventions, and NOC outcomes reflect the latest nursing taxonomies. An open, user-friendly design makes it easy to quickly locate essential information. The companion Evolve website features 71 new narrated 3D pathophysiology animations that correspond to disorders content in the text.