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Title Evidence-based management of patients with respiratory failure] [electronic resource] / Andrés Esteban, Antonio Anzueto, Deborah J. Cook, volume editors.

Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2005.

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Physical description 1 online resource (ix, 171 p.) : ill.
Series Update in intensive care medicine, 1610-4056
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Evidence-based Management of Patients with Respiratory Failure: An Introduction; Mechanical Ventilation: Epidemiology and Outcomes; Ventilator Modes: Which do we use and how should we use them?; Management of Patients with Respiratory Failure: An Evidence-based Approach; What is the Utility of Monitoring Pulmonary Mechanics in the Treatment of Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure?; What are the Best Methods for Weaning Patients from Mechanical Ventilation?; Venous Thromboembolism in the ICU: What is the Epidemiology and What are the Consequences?
Summary Respiratory failure is a complex disease process whereby the underlying disease and therapeutic measures interact. This book contains an extensive bibliographic review, focusing on preventive and therapeutic studies, that was methodologically standardized, with authors assessing and classifying studies according to statutes of evidence-based medicine. It considers the epidemiology and outcome of mechanical ventilation; addresses ventilator modes and utility of pulmonary mechanics monitoring for treatment; analyzes physiologic effect and patient-outcomes of pulmonary recruitment and lung protec.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Esteban, A. (Andrés), 1942-
Anzueto, Antonio.
Cook, Deborah, 1960-
Subject Respiratory insufficiency -- Treatment.
Respiratory insufficiency -- Diagnosis.
Evidence-based medicine.
Longziekten.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783540273141
354027314X