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Hodder Arnold
24 September 2010
Non-Invasive Ventilation and Weaning: Principles and Practice provides up-to-date, authoritative and comprehensive information from a prestigious range of worldwide key opinion leaders on different applications for non-invasive ventilation, and closely related techniques, both in hospital and at home.

Chapters cover the use of non-invasive ventilation in acute and chronic respiratory failure, plus paediatric and other specialty applications. Sections are devoted to conditions including COPD, cardiac failure and neuromuscular disease; in each case, there are detailed evaluations of current best practice regarding the science, diagnostics and management of the condition. Concise summaries of each chapter, plus generous use of tables and illustrations, ensure the reader gains rapid access to the wealth of information presented.

Non Invasive Ventilation and Weaning: Principles and Practice is the definitive reference work for all pulmonologists and critical care specialists working in the hospital or home setting.

Print Versions of this book also include access to the ebook version.
Edited by:   Mark Elliott (MA MB BChir MD FRCP(UK) Department of Respiratory Medicine St James's University Hospital Leeds UK), Stefano Nava (MD Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, Fondazione S Maugeri, IRCCS, Pavia, Italy), Bernd Schonhofer (MD, PhD Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Klinikum Region Hannover, Oststadt-Heidehaus, Hannover, Germany)
Imprint:   Hodder Arnold
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 276mm,  Width: 210mm,  Spine: 41mm
Weight:   1.701kg
ISBN:   9780340941522
ISBN 10:   0340941529
Pages:   648
Publication Date:   24 September 2010
Audience:   College/higher education ,  College/higher education ,  Primary ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
PART I EQUIPMENT AND PRACTICE Introduction The equipment Positive pressure ventilators Negative pressure ventilation CPAP Emerging modes for NIV Interfaces Quality control, service and maintenance and infection control Humidifiers and drug delivery during NIV How to start a patient on NIV The practice: acute NIV How to set up an acute NIV service Monitoring during acute NIV Troubleshooting during acute NIV Timing of acute NIV Why NIV works in acute respiratory failure The practice: Chronic NIV The chronic ventilator service Diagnostic tests in the assessment of patient for HMV Patient and carer education Discharging the patient on home ventilation Telemedicine PART II THE DISEASES COPD Pathophysiology of respiratory failure Treatment of acute and chronic COPD NIV in acute exacerbations of COPD NIV in chronic COPD Hypoxeamic respiratory failure Pathophysiology of Hypoxeamic Respiratory Failure Home oxygen therapy in COPD Emergency oxygen therapy Equipment for oxygen therapy NIV for hypoxeamic respiratory failure Cardiac failure Pathophysiology and modern management of acute cardiac failure Cardiogenic pulmonary oedema Assited ventilation in chronic congestive cardiac failure Neuromuscular disease Muscle disorders and ventilatory failure Pathophysiology of respiratory failure in NMD Slowly progressive NMD Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Central sleep apnoea Chest wall deformity Early onset scoliosis Obesity The Endocrinologist and respiratory failure Pathophysiology of respiratory failure in obesity Non invasive ventilation in acute and chronic respiratory failure due to obesity Other conditions Bronchiectasis and adult cystic fibrosis Highly infectious conditions: lessons from SARS Cancer patients The Elderly Post surgery Trauma Spinal injuries Pediatric ventilatory failure Equipment and Interfaces for children Chronic NIV for children Acute NIV children Special situations Bronchoscopy Pregnancy Tracheostomy End of life care Prolonged weaning The epidemiology and cost of weaning failure Pathophysiology of weaning failure NIV for weaning and extubation failure Weaning strategies and protocols Specialized weaning Units The physiotherapist and assisted ventilation Respiratory physiotherapy Rehabilitation Health status, quality of life Health status, quality of life The patient experience of NIV Psychological issues for the mechanically ventilated patient A patient's journey

Mark Elliott MD FRCP (UK) Consultant Respiratory Physician, Department of Respiratory Medicine, St James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK Stefano Nava MD Chief of the Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, Fondazione S.Maugeri, Pavia, Italy Bernd SchAnhofer MD Director, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Klinikum Region Hannover, Oststadt - Heidehaus, Hannover, Germany

Reviews for Non-invasive Ventilation and Weaning: Principles and Practice

'I have read with interest many... chapters and I have learnt so much, despite my experience. I would recommend this book not only to medical students but also to senior doctors, pulmonologists, intensivists, nurses and physiotherapists.' -- N. Ambrosino 20110201 '... the Bible for NIV applicants.' -- N. Ambrosino 20110201


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