2012

Applied Physiology in Intensive Care Medicine 1

Physiological Notes - Technical Notes - Seminal Studies in Intensive Care

ISBN: 978-3-642-28269-0 (Print) 978-3-642-28270-6 (Online)

Table of contents (66 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. Physiological Notes

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      Intrinsic (or auto-) PEEP during controlled mechanical ventilation

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      Intrinsic (or auto-) positive end-expiratory pressure during spontaneous or assisted ventilation

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      Work of breathing

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      Pages 15-16

      Interpretation of airway pressure waveforms

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      Measurement of respiratory system resistance during mechanical ventilation

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      Understanding wasted/ineffective efforts in mechanically ventilated COPD patients using the Campbell diagram

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      Is there an optimal breath pattern to minimize stress and strain during mechanical ventilation?

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      Pages 31-34

      Dead space

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      Pages 35-42

      The multiple inert gas elimination technique (MIGET)

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      Pages 43-46

      Alveolar ventilation and pulmonary blood flow: the $\dot{\rm V}_{\rm A}/\dot{\rm Q}$ concept

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      Pages 47-49

      Mechanisms of hypoxemia

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      Pulse oximetry

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      Pages 55-58

      Effects of body temperature on blood gases

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      Pages 59-61

      Venous oximetry

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      Pages 63-66

      Relation between PaO2/FIO2 ratio and FIO2: a mathematical description

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      Pages 67-70

      Hypoxemia due to increased venous admixture: influence of cardiac output on oxygenation

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      Pages 71-78

      A critique of Stewart’s approach: the chemical mechanism of dilutional acidosis

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      Pages 79-82

      Pulmonary vascular resistance

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      Pages 83-86

      Pulmonary artery occlusion pressure

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      Pages 87-90

      Clinical significance of pulmonary artery occlusion pressure

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