This bookprovides a basic clinical guide to the principles and practice of artificialventilation, both manual and mechanical. It covers the development ofartificial ventilation through the ages and the essential anatomy and physiologybehind it. While thereare many detailed texts available on mechanical ventilation, theyare usually aimed at the hospital specialist and cover the many complexmodes of ventilation used in the hospital setting. This book coversthe basics of airway and ventilation management for non-specialists working in pre-hospital andemergency medicine. It fulfils the need for a resource that explainssimply and clearly basic respiratory physiology, the pathophysiology behindrespiratory failure and the practical aspects of artificial ventilation. This book links the two areas of hospital and pre-hospital practice together topromote better understanding of artificial ventilation by medical, paramedicaland nursing personnel working in different fields of medicine.
- 2016 Springer
- Book Quality:
- Springer International Publishing, Cham
- Date of Addition:
- Medicine, Nonfiction,
- Usage Restrictions:
- This is a copyrighted book.
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