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Title Ventilatory support for chronic respiratory failure / edited by Nicolino Ambrosino, Roger S. Goldstein
Published New York : Informa Healthcare, ©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 595 pages) : illustrations
Series Lung biology in health and disease ; 225
Lung biology in health and disease ; v. 225.
Contents pt. 1. Introduction -- pt. 2. The difficult to wean patient in the ICU setting -- pt. 3. Rehabilitation in the intensive care unit -- pt. 4. Chronic ventilatory assistance in the hospital (non ICU) -- pt. 5. Long-term mechanical ventilation in the community -- pt. 6. Special considerations -- pt. 7. Chronic respiratory failure in different patient groups -- pt. 8. Perspectives on long-term ventilation -- pt. 9. Worldwide approaches to long-term ventilation
Summary As our population continues to grow, more and more patients are becoming dependent on long-term ventilatory support. Therefore, the need for quality options such as home mechanical ventilation is fast becoming a necessity. Ventilatory Support For Chronic Respiratory Failure (CRF) is the first resource to authoritatively address the needs of the acute or chronic respiratory patient through the transition from the hospital to the home-care setting. This reference covers best practices in the management of CRF patients who are:clinically stableventilator dependent in an institutional settingtrans
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Respiratory insufficiency -- Treatment
Respirators (Medical equipment)
Artificial respiration.
Respiratory Insufficiency -- therapy
Chronic Disease -- therapy
Respiration, Artificial
Ventilators, Mechanical
MEDICAL -- Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Respiratory.
Artificial respiration.
Respirators (Medical equipment)
Respiratory insufficiency -- Treatment.
Ventilation artificielle.
Künstliche Beatmung
Insuffisance respiratoire -- Thérapeutique.
Respirateurs médicaux.
Respiration artificielle.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Ambrosino, N. (Nicolino), 1948-
Goldstein, Roger.
ISBN 9781420020229