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Mechanical Ventilation in Emergency Medicine

  • Discusses management of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and traumatic brain injury

  • Includes real-life case studies from the emergency department

  • Provides an introduction to key concepts of physiology pertinent to mechanical ventilation

  • Review the core evidence-based principles of ventilation

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Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    • Susan R. Wilcox, Ani Aydin, Evie G. Marcolini
    Pages 1-3
  3. Terminology and Definitions

    • Susan R. Wilcox, Ani Aydin, Evie G. Marcolini
    Pages 5-13
  4. Review of Physiology and Pathophysiology

    • Susan R. Wilcox, Ani Aydin, Evie G. Marcolini
    Pages 15-34
  5. Noninvasive Respiratory Support

    • Susan R. Wilcox, Ani Aydin, Evie G. Marcolini
    Pages 35-41
  6. Modes of Invasive Mechanical Ventilation

    • Susan R. Wilcox, Ani Aydin, Evie G. Marcolini
    Pages 43-52
  7. Understanding the Ventilator Screen

    • Susan R. Wilcox, Ani Aydin, Evie G. Marcolini
    Pages 53-59
  8. Placing the Patient on the Ventilator

    • Susan R. Wilcox, Ani Aydin, Evie G. Marcolini
    Pages 61-67
  9. Specific Circumstances: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

    • Susan R. Wilcox, Ani Aydin, Evie G. Marcolini
    Pages 69-77
  10. Specific Circumstances: Asthma and COPD

    • Susan R. Wilcox, Ani Aydin, Evie G. Marcolini
    Pages 79-88
  11. Specific Circumstances: Neurologic Injury

    • Susan R. Wilcox, Ani Aydin, Evie G. Marcolini
    Pages 89-95
  12. Troubleshooting the Ventilated Patient

    • Susan R. Wilcox, Ani Aydin, Evie G. Marcolini
    Pages 97-99
  13. Case Studies in Mechanical Ventilation

    • Susan R. Wilcox, Ani Aydin, Evie G. Marcolini
    Pages 101-114
  14. Conclusions and Key Concepts

    • Susan R. Wilcox, Ani Aydin, Evie G. Marcolini
    Pages 115-117
  15. Correction to: Mechanical Ventilation in Emergency Medicine

    • Susan R. Wilcox, Ani Aydin, Evie G. Marcolini
    Pages C1-C1Open Access
  16. Back Matter

    Pages 119-122

About this book

This book discusses mechanical ventilation in emergency settings, covering the management of patients from the time of intubation until transfer to the ICU. It provides an introduction to key concepts of physiology pertinent to mechanical ventilation as well as a review of the core evidence-based principles of ventilation. The text highlights the management of mechanical ventilation for critically ill patients with several conditions commonly encountered in EM practice, including acute respiratory distress syndrome, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and traumatic brain injury. It begins by reviewing terminology and definitions as well as pathophysiology and physiology. It then addresses the use of ventilators including modes of ventilation, pressures on the ventilators, understanding the screens, the variety of settings, and troubleshooting. It concludes with a series of case studies from emergency settings and a review of key concepts. Mechanical Ventilation in Emergency Medicine is an essential resource for emergency medicine clinicians including experienced physicians, EM residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and medical students rotating in the ED as well as professionals who provide emergency care for ventilated patients outside the emergency department, including paramedics, critical care transport nurses, and hospitalists.

Keywords

  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome in the ED
  • Asthma management in the emergency department
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the ED
  • Mechanical ventilators
  • Mechanical ventilation in the emergency department
  • Mechanical ventilation in emergency settings
  • Respiratory failure in the emergency department
  • Traumatic brain injury in the emergency department

Authors and Affiliations

  • Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA

    Susan R. Wilcox

  • Department of Emergency Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, SkyHealth and Adult Ground Critical Care Transport, Yale-New Haven Health, New Haven, USA

    Ani Aydin

  • Departments of Surgery and Neurology, University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, USA

    Evie G. Marcolini

About the authors

Susan R. Wilcox, MD, FACEP, FCCM

Chief, Division of Critical Care

Department of Emergency Medicine

Heart Center ICU

Massachusetts General Hospital

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School


Ani Aydin, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Emergency Medicine

Yale University School of Medicine

SkyHealth and Adult Ground Critical Care Transport

Yale-New Haven Health



Evie G. Marcolini, MD

Assistant Professor

Departments of Emergency Medicine and Neurology

Division of Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology

Yale-New Haven Hospital

Yale University School of Medicine

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Mechanical Ventilation in Emergency Medicine

  • Authors: Susan R. Wilcox, Ani Aydin, Evie G. Marcolini

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98410-0

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-98410-0

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: X, 122

  • Number of Illustrations: 8 b/w illustrations, 52 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Emergency Medicine, Pneumology, Intensive Care Medicine

Buying options

eBook USD 64.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-98410-0
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout