Respiratory Disease and its Management

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ISBN: 978-1-84882-094-4 (Print) 978-1-84882-095-1 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-17

    Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ALI/ARDS)

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    Pages 19-28

    Life-Threatening Asthma

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    Pages 29-40

    Chronic Obstructive Airways Disease

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    Pages 41-49

    Diffuse Interstitial Lung Disease

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    Pages 51-59

    Pneumonia

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    Pages 61-71

    Pleural Effusions in the Critically Ill

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    Pages 73-78

    Pneumothorax in the Critically Ill

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    Pages 79-87

    Diagnosis and Management of the Obstructed Airway

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    Pages 89-94

    Postoperative Management of Patients Undergoing Lung Resection, Oesophagectomy or Thymectomy

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    Pages 95-98

    Indications for Ventilatory Support in Adults

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    Pages 99-111

    Modes of Invasive and Non-invasive Ventilatory Support

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    Pages 113-120

    Blood Gas Measurement and Interpretation

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    Pages 121-126

    Inspired and Expired Gas Monitoring

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    Pages 127-133

    Managing Secretions in the Ventilated Patient: The Role of Humidification, Suction, Physiotherapy, Mucolytics and Airway Adjuncts

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    Pages 135-142

    Drugs Acting on the Respiratory System

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    Pages 143-148

    Bronchoscopy in the Intensive Care Unit

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    Pages 149-155

    Tracheostomy and Mini-Tracheostomy

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    Pages 157-164

    Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 165-168