Caring for the Ventilator Dependent Child: A Clinical Guide by Laura M. Sterni, John L. Carroll

By Laura M. Sterni, John L. Carroll

This publication is a vital new source for clinicians taking care of ventilator based young ones, who frequently have complicated well-being care wishes, are supported via complicated expertise and are at  high-risk of significant problems. regardless of the advanced overall healthiness care wishes of youngsters who depend upon persistent respiration aid, there are few guidance and little facts on hand to steer the clinicians who take care of those sufferers. This ebook covers the various points serious about the care of those advanced teenagers, with enter from specialists within the fields of pediatric pulmonology, extensive care, ethics, breathing treatment, and nursing. extensive chapters supply an advent to using continual invasive and non-invasive air flow in kids and describe and evaluate what's recognized approximately equipment of supplying ventilator aid, care of the chronically ventilated sufferer in the neighborhood , use of continual ventilator help in sufferers with problems typically resulting in respiration failure and results for sufferers and their caregivers. This booklet is meant to be precious not just for pediatric pulmonologists, but in addition for intensivists, cardiologists, actual medicine/rehabilitation experts, nurses, respiration therapists and the first care physicians curious about the complexities of coping with take care of this particular workforce of specified wishes children. 

Show description

Read Online or Download Caring for the Ventilator Dependent Child: A Clinical Guide PDF

Best pulmonary & thoracic medicine books

Pulmonary Hypertension

Huge, immense earnings were made in me pathophysiologic figuring out and remedy of pulmonary high blood pressure, fairly over the last decade. Pulmonary high blood pressure goals to supply a present, entire, and clinically correct point of view on those earnings, with contributions from comprehensive specialists.

Principles of Pulmonary Medicine. Expert Consult - Online and Print

Rules of Pulmonary medication is helping you grasp the rules of pulmonary medication with out being crushed! This concise, easy-to-read clinical reference booklet correlates uncomplicated technological know-how rules with the radiologic, pathologic, and scientific features of breathing disorder to supply an built-in, obtainable method of the learn of pulmonary drugs.

Chest Imaging Case Atlas

The publication is wonderfully illustrated with updated radiographs, 64-MDCT CT scans, and multiplanar CT, CTangiographic and a few MR and three-D imaging. greater than 1,500 high quality pictures make the examining effortless and delightful. The captions are concise and critical. The textual content is phenomenal and simple.

Oxford Case Histories in Respiratory Medicine

Established round the curriculum for expert trainees in breathing drugs and designed for these getting ready for go out checks, this publication comprises forty four well-structured, peer-reviewed situations accrued from the Oxford Hospitals, comprehensively overlaying a few of the problems of the breathing approach. New advancements in scientific education at junior and registrar degrees have created a necessity for a suite of circumstances which allow self-assessment, directed at post-graduates.

Extra resources for Caring for the Ventilator Dependent Child: A Clinical Guide

Example text

2010;95(12):998–1003. 15. Bach JR, Campagnolo DI, Hoeman S. Life satisfaction of individuals with Duchenne muscular dystrophy using long-term mechanical ventilatory support. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 1991;70(3):129–35. 16. Bach JR, Vega J, Majors J, Friedman A. Spinal muscular atrophy type 1: Quality of life. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2003;82(2):137–42. 17. Noyes J. Health and quality of life of ventilator-dependent children. J Adv Nurs. 2006;56(4):392–403. 18. Xie A. Effect of sleep on breathing—why recurrent apneas are only seen during sleep.

2013;107(6):789–99. 68. Wollburg E, Roth WT, Kim S. End-tidal versus transcutaneous measurement of PCO2 during voluntary hypo- and hyperventilation. Int J Psychophysiol. 2009;71(2):103–8. 69. Bauman KA, Kurili A, Schmidt SL, Rodriguez GM, Chiodo AE, Sitrin RG. Home-based overnight transcutaneous capnography/pulse oximetry for diagnosing nocturnal hypoventilation associated with neuromuscular disorders. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013;94(1):46–52. 70. Nardi J, Prigent H, Adala A, Bohic M, Lebargy F, Quera-Salva MA, et al.

2000;117(1):205–25. 60. Bianchi AL, Gestreau C. The brainstem respiratory network: an overview of a half century of research. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009;168(1–2):4–12. 1 Chronic Ventilator Support in Children: Why, Who, and When 17 61. Smith JC, Abdala AP, Borgmann A, Rybak IA, Paton JF. Brainstem respiratory networks: building blocks and microcircuits. Trends Neurosci. 2013;36(3):152–62. 62. Molkov YI, Bacak BJ, Dick TE, Rybak IA. Control of breathing by interacting pontine and pulmonary feedback loops.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.64 of 5 – based on 4 votes