Mosby's Respiratory Care Equipment

Mosby's Respiratory Care Equipment

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Stay ahead of the curve with this clinically relevant equipment text, now updated with the latest equipment and most in-depth information. It contains a thorough and systematic coverage of equipment used by respiratory therapists in all areas of practice including neonates and pediatrics, cardiovascular diagnostics, and the growing field of sleep medicine. Chapters combine theory with the latest advances in new devices and techniques, computer-assisted technologies, pharmacological agents, and clinical practice guidelines. This text explains the mechanics of the equipment while maintaining a focus on the clinical applications. Instead of just reading a technical description of ventilators the text shows how to select modes, set parameters, monitor the equipment, and respond to alarms. This how to approach prepares students to work with the entire spectrum of equipment.Modes The Crossvent provides five modes of operation: control, assist CMV, IMV, CPAP, and manual ventilation (Box 15-2). ... The MVP 10 was designed for respiratory support of neonatal and pediatric patients, both during transport and in the hospital.7 It is designed for all applications, ranging ... It is a continuous- flow ventilator that can operate in IMV or CPAP modes or provide continuousflow oxygen.

Title:Mosby's Respiratory Care Equipment
Author:J. M. Cairo
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2013-07-29


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