Applied Physiology in Respiratory Mechanics

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ISBN: 978-88-470-2930-9 (Print) 978-88-470-2928-6 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages N2-XII

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    Pages 1-19

    Control of breathing: neural drive

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    Pages 20-33

    Respiratory muscle function

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    Pages 34-38

    Respiratory muscle dysfunction

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    Pages 39-49

    Static and dynamic behaviour of the respiratory system

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    Pages 50-56

    Lung tissue mechanics

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    Pages 57-72

    Elasticity, viscosity and plasticity in lung parenchyma

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    Pages 73-82

    Viscoelastic model and airway occlusion

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    Pages 83-94

    Breathing pattern in acute ventilatory failure

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    Pages 95-106

    Respiratory mechanics in COPD

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    Pages 107-112

    Work of breathing in ventilated patients

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    Pages 113-127

    Work of breathing and triggering systems

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    Pages 128-133

    Volutrauma and barotrauma

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    Pages 134-143

    Pulmonary and system factors of gas exchanges

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    Pages 144-151

    Mechanical ventilation and lung perfusion

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    Pages 152-166

    Monitoring respiratory mechanics during controlled mechanical ventilation

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    Pages 167-177

    Aspects of monitoring during ventilatory support (P0.1)

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    Pages 178-183

    End-tidal PCO2 monitoring during ventilatory support

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    Pages 184-189

    Face mask ventilation in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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    Pages 190-198

    Proportional assist ventilation (PAV)

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    Pages 199-210

    Pulmonary mechanics beyond peripheral airways

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