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Mechanical Ventilation: Physiology and Practice, Second Edition

John W. Kreit (Author), John A. Kellum (Series Editor). Oxford University Press 2018; $71.50 CAD (paperback); 219 pages. ISBN: 9780190670085
  • Ricardo Teijeiro-Paradis
  • Lorenzo Del SorboEmail author
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Mechanical ventilation is a mainstay of treatment for respiratory failure and the most frequent indication for admission to an intensive care facility. Hence, the theory, function, physiology, application of mechanical ventilation, and relevant guidelines are of fundamental clinical importance and are the focus of Mechanical Ventilation: Physiology and Practice, Second Edition. Dr. John W. Kreit, the single author of all chapters of this book, is a senior clinician-educator and Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Kreit is a critical care specialist with interests in medical education and the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory failure and mechanical ventilation. Dr. John A. Kellum, also a critical care specialist, is a member of the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and is the Editor of the...

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Competing interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Editorial responsibility

This submission was handled by Dr. Steven Backman, Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia.

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This article did not receive sponsorship for publication.

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© Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University Health Network – Sinai Health SystemUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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