This book is a concise guide to mechanical ventilation for trainees in emergency medicine.
Divided into two sections the first part provides an overview of respiration, the physical act of breathing, pulmonary gas exchange, and respiratory physiology.
The second section provides in depth coverage of mechanical ventilation, discussing its use in the emergency room, modes of mechanical ventilation, ventilator complications, and the management of ventilated patients.
This useful text is enhanced by clinical images and diagrams, and features a comprehensive bibliography for further reading.
- Concise guide to mechanical ventilation in the emergency room for trainees
- Provides clear explanation of basics of breathing and pulmonary gas exchange
- In depth coverage of modes of mechanical ventilation, possible complications and management
- Highly illustrated with clinical images and diagrams
Kishalay Datta MD MRCP MACEP MHA
Principal Consultant and Head, Department of Emergency Medicine, Max Superspecialty Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi, India