This trusted guide is written from the perspective of authors who have more than seventy-five years’ experience as clinicians, educators, researchers, and authors. Featuring chapters that are concise, focused, and practical, this book is unique. Unlike other references on the topic, this resource is about mechanical ventilation rather than mechanical ventilators. It is written to provide a solid understanding of the general principles and essential foundational knowledge of mechanical ventilation as required by respiratory therapists and critical care physicians. To make it clinically relevant, Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation includes disease-specific chapters related to mechanical ventilation in these conditions.
Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation is divided into four parts:
Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation is a true “must read” for all clinicians caring for mechanically ventilated patients.
Excellent text for a beginner or seasoned therapist. Well written, concise, a great reference. Written by pioneers in Respiratory Care.
— Clinton J Auistin