Pilbeam’s Mechanical Ventilation: Physiological and Clinical Applications (5th Edition)

Download Pilbeam’s Mechanical Ventilation: Physiological and Clinical Applications (5th Edition) written by J.M. Cairo in PDF format. This book is under the category Medicine and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 323072070/9780323072076. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.


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Mosby; 5th edition




608 pages









Book Description

Applying mechanical ventilation principles to patient care; Pilbeam’s Mechanical Ventilation: Physiological and Clinical Applications; 5th Edition; (PDF) helps you provide appropriate; safe; and compassionate care for patients requiring ventilatory support. A focus on evidence-based practice includes the latest techniques and equipment; with complex ventilator principles simplified for optimal learning. This new 5th edition adds new case studies and new chapters on ventilator-associated pneumonia and on neonatal and pediatric mechanical ventilation. Starting with the most fundamental concepts and building to the most advanced; expert educator J. M. Cairo presents comprehensive; clear; up-to-date coverage of the rapidly evolving field of mechanical ventilation.


    • Key Point boxes highlight need-to-know information.


    • Chapter outlines show the “big picture” of each chapter’s content.


    • Key terms are listed in the chapter opener; then bolded and defined at their first mention in the textbook.


    • NBRC exam-style assessment questions at the end of every chapter offer practice for the certification exam.


    • End-of-chapter summaries help with review and in assessing your comprehension with a bulleted list of key content.


    • Additional case studies in each chapter present “real-life” scenarios; showing the practical application of newly acquired skills.


    • NEW Neonatal and Pediatric Mechanical Ventilation chapter covers the latest advances and research relating to young patients.


    • Case Studies with exercises and Critical Care Concepts address situations that may be encountered during mechanical ventilation.


    • Learning objectives at the beginning of every chapter help in accurately gauging your comprehension and measuring your progress.


    • Excerpts of Clinical Practice Guidelines developed by the AARC (American Association for Respiratory Care) make it easy to access important information regarding indications/contraindications; hazards and complications; assessment of need; assessment of outcome; and monitoring.






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