Handbook of Mechanical Ventilation is the new edition of this illustrated guide
for respiratory specialists, physiotherapists, nurses and other paramedical
The book is divided into fourteen chapters, each thoroughly revised and updated from the previous edition. The early chapters cover the basic principles of mechanical ventilation, pulmonary anatomy and physiology, and respiratory pathophysiology. Subsequent chapters provide important technical information on arterial blood gas analysis, modes of ventilation, waveform analysis and ventilator graphics.
Guidance on airway management, pulmonary rehabilitation and chest physiotherapy make this a vital reference for all staff involved in the management of patients requiring mechanical ventilation. Handbook of Mechanical Ventilation is enhanced by over 100 images, illustrations and tables, many in full colour.
• New edition of illustrated guide to mechanical ventilation
• Previous edition published 2010 (9789380704746)
• All chapters thoroughly revised and updated with the latest clinical information in the field
• 107 images, illustrations and tables, many in full colour
Chapter 1: Basic Principles of Mechanical Ventilation Chapter 2: Pulmonary Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 3: Respiratory Pathophysiology Chapter 4: Arterial Blood Gas Analysis Chapter 5: Indication for Mechanical Ventilation Chapter 6: Modes of Ventilation Chapter 7: Initiation and Monitoring During Ventilation Chapter 8: Hemodynamic Waveform Analysis Chapter 9: Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation Chapter 10: Ventilator Graphics Chapter 11: Airway Management Chapter 12: Non-Invasive Ventilation and HFT Chapter 13: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Chapter 14: Chest Physiotherapy
B Umesh Kumar
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Hamad General Hospital – HMC, Doha, Qatar