Respiratory therapy techniques

Mervyn Singer and Andrew R. Webb

in Oxford Handbook of Critical Care

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199235339
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598861 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

 						Respiratory therapy techniques

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Oxygen therapy - Airway maintenance - Endotracheal intubation - Ventilatory support—indications - IPPV—description of ventilators - IPPV—modes of ventilation - IPPV—adjusting the ventilator - IPPV—failure to tolerate ventilation - IPPV—failure to deliver ventilation - IPPV—complications of ventilation - IPPV—weaning techniques - IPPV—assessment of weaning - High frequency jet ventilation - High frequency oscillatory ventilation - Positive end expiratory pressure (1) - Positive end expiratory pressure (2) - Continuous positive airway pressure - Lung recruitment - Prone positioning - Non‐invasive respiratory support - Extracorporeal respiratory support - Tracheotomy - Mini‐tracheotomy - Chest drain insertion - Pleural aspiration - Fibreoptic bronchoscopy - Chest physiotherapy

Chapter.  12483 words. 

Subjects: Critical Care

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