2008

Respiratory System and Artificial Ventilation

ISBN: 978-88-470-0764-2 (Print) 978-88-470-0765-9 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XV

  2. Properties of the Respiratory System

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-14

      Control of Breathing

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      Pages 15-26

      Elastic and Resistive Properties of the Respiratory System

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      Pages 27-35

      Flow Limitation and its Determination

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 37-44

      Intrinsic PEEP and its Determination

  3. Interactions Between Pulmonary Circulation and Ventilation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 45-45

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 47-69

      Interactions Between the Pulmonary Circulation and Ventilation: An Overview for Intensivists

  4. Monitoring of the Respiratory Mechanics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 73-97

      Monitoring of Respiratory Mechanics in the Intensive Care Unit: Models, Techniques and Measurement Methods

  5. Acute Lung Injury-ARDS, Controlled Mechanical Ventilation in ARDS and the Open Lung Concept

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-99

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      Pages 101-117

      Pathophysiology of ARDS

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      Pages 119-137

      Ventilator-Associated Lung Injury

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      Pages 139-152

      Controlled Mechanical Ventilation in ARDS

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 153-163

      The Open Lung Concept in Cardiac Surgery Patients

  6. Nosocomial Pneumonia

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 165-165

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      Pages 167-188

      Diagnosis and Treatment of Nosocomial Pneumonia

  7. Prone Ventilation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 189-189

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 191-195

      Prone Ventilation To Prevent Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 197-207

      Prone Positioning of Patients with ARDS

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 209-217

      Prone Ventilation in Trauma Patients

  8. Old and New Artificial Ventilation Techniques

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 219-219

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      Pages 221-235

      Advanced Modalities in Negative-Pressure Ventilation

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 237-244

      High-Frequency Percussive Ventilation

  9. Non-invasive Ventilation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 245-245

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 247-276

      Non-invasive Ventilation in Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure and COPD or ARDS

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 277-295

      Non-invasive Respiratory Assistance in Paediatric Patients

  10. Back Matter

    Pages 297-299