Respiratory and Airway Emergencies , An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, E-Book
In this issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics, guest editors Drs. Haney Mallemat and Terren Trott bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Respiratory and Airway Emergencies. Respiratory emergencies may range from "shortness of breath, or dyspnea, to complete respiratory arrest, or apnea, in which the patient is no longer breathing. In this issue, top experts in the field address topics such as pulmonary hypertension; COPD and asthma; pulmonary embolism; special procedures; procedures for the challenging airway; physiologically difficult intubation; and more.
Contains 13 relevant, practice-oriented topics including intubating special populations; ARDS; basic modes of ventilation; advanced modes of ventilation (APRV); infectious pulmonary disease; and more.
Provides in-depth clinical reviews on respiratory and airway emergencies, offering actionable insights for clinical practice.
Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews.
|Author Information||Edited by Haney A Mallemat, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland and Terren Trott, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Kentucky College of Medicine,|
|Table of Content||Intubating Special Populations
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Basic Modes of Mechanical Ventilation
Airway Pressure Release Ventilation: A Field Guide for the Emergency Physician
Infectious Pulmonary Diseases
Right Ventricular Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension
Evaluation and Management of Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbation in the Emergency Department
Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary Embolism
Special Procedures for Pulmonary Disease in the Emergency Department
Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation
The Physiologically Difficult Intubation
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