Evidence-Based Management of Patients with Respiratory Failure

ISBN: 978-3-540-20947-8 (Print) 978-3-540-27314-1 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XI

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    Pages 1-3

    Evidence-based Management of Patients with Respiratory Failure: An Introduction

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    Pages 5-11

    Mechanical Ventilation: Epidemiology and Outcomes

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    Pages 13-20

    Ventilator Modes: Which do we use and how should we use them?

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    Pages 21-27

    Management of Patients with Respiratory Failure: An Evidence-based Approach

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    Pages 29-35

    What is the Utility of Monitoring Pulmonary Mechanics in the Treatment of Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure?

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    Pages 37-44

    What are the Best Methods for Weaning Patients from Mechanical Ventilation?

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    Pages 45-50

    Venous Thromboembolism in the ICU: What is the Epidemiology and What are the Consequences?

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    Pages 51-66

    Non-invasive Ventilation: How, when, for whom, and what outcome?

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    Pages 67-71

    Pulmonary Recruitment in Acute Lung Injury

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    Pages 73-78

    Lung-Protective Ventilation Trial: A Comparison of Physiologic Effects and Patient-important Outcomes

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    Pages 79-97

    Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases: What is the impact of bronchodilators, corticosteroids and antibiotics?

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    Pages 99-107

    Ventilator-associated Pneumonia: What are the Accuracies and the Consequences of Different Diagnostic Methods

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    Pages 109-119

    Are the Most Simple Methods Still Useful in Preventing Respiratory Infections?

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    Pages 121-134

    Tracheostomy in Patients with Respiratory Failure Receiving Mechanical Ventilation: How, when, and for whom?

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    Pages 135-142

    The Use of Sedation and Neuromuscular Blockade: The Effect on Clinical Outcome

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    Pages 143-148

    Current Clinical Trials in Acute Lung Injury

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    Pages 149-166

    Novel Advancements in the Management and Diagnosis of Acute Respiratory Failure

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 167-171