2012

Humidification in the Intensive Care Unit

The Essentials

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ISBN: 978-3-642-02973-8 (Print) 978-3-642-02974-5 (Online)

Table of contents (32 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. HUMIDIFICATION and PHYSIOLOGY

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-9

      Physiology Humidification: Basic Concepts

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      Pages 11-14

      Airways: Humidification and Filtration Functions

  3. HUMIDIFICATION and DEVICES

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      Pages 15-15

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      Pages 17-26

      Heated Humidifier

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      Pages 27-31

      Heat and Moisture Exchangers (HME)

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      Pages 33-40

      Heat and Moister Exchangers and the Booster® System: Technology and Clinical Implications

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      Pages 41-48

      Active Versus Passive Humidification: Efficiency Comparison Between the Methods

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      Pages 49-63

      Main Techniques for Evaluating the Performances of Humidification Devices Used for Mechanical Ventilation

  4. HUMIDIFICATION and HIGH-FLOW OXYGEN THERAPY

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

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      Pages 67-71

      Main Topic Related with Humidification: Discomfort Associated with Underhumidified High-Flow Oxygen Therapy in Critically Ill Patients

  5. HUMIDIFICATION and NON INVASIVE VENTILATION

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-73

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      Pages 75-80

      The Humidification During Noninvasive Ventilation

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      Pages 81-91

      Behavior of Hygrometry During Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation

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      Pages 93-102

      Practice of Humidification During Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation (NIV): Determinants of Humidification Strategies

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      Pages 103-108

      Indications and Contraindications in Home Care

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      Pages 109-113

      Pros and Cons of Humidification for CPAP Therapy in the Treatment of Sleep Apnea

  6. HUMIDIFICATION and INVASIVE MECHANICAL VENTILATION

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 115-115

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      Pages 117-121

      Humidification in Intensive Care Medicine: General Approach to Selected Humidification Devices and Complications of Mechanical Ventilation

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      Pages 123-129

      Effect of Airway Humidification Devices on Tidal Volume

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      Pages 131-136

      Humidification During Invasive Mechanical Ventilation: Selection of Device and Replacement

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      Pages 137-155

      Humidification During Invasive Mechanical Ventilation: Hygrometric Performances and Cost of Humidification Systems

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      Pages 157-162

      Postoperative Mechanical Ventilation-Humidification

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      Pages 163-167

      Humidification During Laparoscopy Procedures: Key Topics Technologic and Clinical Implication

  7. HUMIDIFICATION and VENTILATOR ASSOCIATED PNEUMONIA

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 169-169

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      Pages 171-177

      Respiratory Filters and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia: Composition, Efficacy Tests and Advantages and Disadvantages

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