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Respiratory Care eBooks
Respiratory Management in Critical Care by
Publication Date: 2008-06-09
This book first appeared as a well received series in 'Thorax'. It has leading international authorship and is presented in a clear and attractive format. The articles cover management of the acute respiratory diseases requiring intensive care. They are therefore relevant both for respiratory physicians and intensivists. The clinical management articles are complemented by illustrative cases, making this an ideal text for trainees.
Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care by
Publication Date: 2014-01-01
Confidently meet the challenges you'll face in clinical and practice Gain a solid understanding of neonatal and pediatric diseases as you explore real-world patient experiences with this unique resource. Inside, you'll find everything you need to know about perinatal lung diseases - common neonatal complications - congenital diseases - pediatric pulmonary and upper airway diseases - and neuromuscular disorders. A streamlined presentation helps you easily grasp the background, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, management and treatment, and the course and prognosis of each disease. In every chapter, unfolding case studies with full-color illustrations and photographs enhance your critical-thinking skills, making it easy to connect theory with practice. Plus, multiple-choice review questions help you assess your progress. Explore MORE online at DavisPlus Access your complete text online with the Davis Digital Version and gain additional practice with Student Questions and Interactive Case Studies. Redeem the Plus Code, inside new, printed texts, to access these DavisPlus Premium Resources.
Textbook of Respiratory and Critical Care Infection by
Publication Date: 2014-11-30
This book is a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and management of respiratory infections for practising pulmonologists, intensivists and trainees. Beginning with an overview of genetic predisposition to respiratory disorders, the following chapters discuss different types of infection including pneumonia, tuberculosis, viral infections and upper respiratory tract infections. Complete chapters are dedicated to respiratory tract infections in patients with pre-existing conditions such as HIV and lung cancer. The final sections examine the management of infections in the intensive care setting, and infection prevention through vaccines. Written by recognised experts from Milan and Athens, this practical reference includes nearly 50 images to enhance learning. Key points Comprehensive guide to diagnosis and management of respiratory infections Discusses genetic predisposition to respiratory disorders Complete chapters dedicated to respiratory infections in patients with comorbid conditions Recognised authors from Milan and Athens
Advanced Respiratory Critical Care by
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Publication Date: 2011-11-07
Respiratory disease is the most common reason for admission to intensive care, and advanced respiratory support is one of the most frequently used interventions in critically ill patients. A clear understanding of respiratory disease is the cornerstone of high quality intensive care.Although a plethora of literature is available, both in print and online, finding the necessary relevant information can be difficult and time consuming. This handbook provides comprehensive clinical detail in an easily readable format. It is written by practising clinicians and has both in-depththeoretical discussion and practical management advice.The book is divided into sections: Section 1 deals with the approach to the patient with respiratory failure - including pathophysiology, investigation and diagnosisSections 2 covers non invasive treatment modalitiesSections 3 and 4 examine invasive ventilation in detail. Section 3 considers the principles of mechanical ventilation while section 4 deals with individual ventilator modesSection 5 discusses the management of the ventilated patient including sedation, monitoring, asynchrony, heart - lung interaction, hypercapnia and hypoxia, complications, weaning and extubation. It also has chapters on areas less frequently covered such as humidification, suction, tracheal tubesand principles of physiotherapySection 6 is a comprehensive breakdown of each respiratory condition seen in ICU.This book is designed to bridge the gap between Intensive Care starter texts and all-encompassing reference textbooks. It is aimed at consultants and senior trainees in Intensive Care Medicine, senior ICU nursing staff, consultants in other specialties and allied healthcare professionals who have aninterest in advanced respiratory critical care.
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