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Handbook of Mechanical Ventilation

B Umesh Kumar

300 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

Handbook of Mechanical Ventilation is the new edition of this illustrated guide for respiratory specialists, physiotherapists, nurses and other paramedical staff.

The book is divided into fourteen chapters, each thoroughly revised and updated from the previous edition. The early chapters cover the basic principles of mechanical ventilation, pulmonary anatomy and physiology, and respiratory pathophysiology. Subsequent chapters provide important technical information on arterial blood gas analysis, modes of ventilation, waveform analysis and ventilator graphics.

Guidance on airway management, pulmonary rehabilitation and chest physiotherapy make this a vital reference for all staff involved in the management of patients requiring mechanical ventilation. Handbook of Mechanical Ventilation is enhanced by over 100 images, illustrations and tables, many in full colour.

Key Points

  • New edition of illustrated guide to mechanical ventilation
  • Previous edition published 2010 (9789380704746)
  • All chapters thoroughly revised and updated with the latest clinical information in the field
  • 107 images, illustrations and tables, many in full colour
Author Bio

B Umesh Kumar
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Hamad General Hospital – HMC, Doha, Qatar