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4th (since 2002)
Softcover (Pocket Sized)
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The 2016 Version is Our Most Updated Version EVER, with major changes to every chapter, nearly every page.
This is the long-standing, top-selling Ventilator Pocket Guide. Everything you could want to know at the bedside is carefully organized and summarized in this pocket-sized companion. New features in this edition include:
Completely refreshed design and index to help you find exactly what you need as quickly and meaning- fully as possible
Noninvasive and Invasive strategies and settings for every common disorder and disease
A simplified Modes section, with less focus on technical aspects, now including easy-to-understand summaries of most modes, and a quick mode selection chart
Quick-Reference calculations throughout the book, embedded within the content (or easily found on the inside of this cover)
Nearly 20 blank pages, a few at the end of most chapters, just for your notes, enabling this book to not be just Oakes’ Ventilator Pocket Guide but YOUR Ventilator Management Pocket Guide!
The only book written primarily by Respiratory Therapists and Students!
Dana Oakes, BA, RRT-NPS
Mr. Oakes is currently an Educational Consultant and was formerly Director of Respiratory Care, V.A. Medical Center, Washington, D.C.; Educational Coordinator/Instructor, Respiratory Care Department, Children's Hospital National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.; and Director of Clinical Education, Respiratory Care Program, Columbia Union College, Takoma Park, MD. Mr. Oakes has been in the Respiratory field for over 30 years and has over 14 years of teaching experience, including one-, two-, and four-year advanced Respiratory Care programs.
Scot Jones, BA, RRT-ACCS
Mr. Jones is currently an Educational Consultant and was formerly the Director of Clinical Education at Broward College, Coconut Creek, FL. Prior to this he served as a supervisor at a large trauma hospital in North Carolina, after over 10 years in the Human Resources field. Mr. Jones has specialized in obesity studies, speaking at conferences around the United States on the topic.
Sean Shortall, RRT-NPS, RPFT
Sean was the Clinical Educator of Respiratory Medicine at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, ME. Prior to that he worked as a Respiratory Care Practitioner and Critical Care Educator at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. He has been in the Respiratory profession for nearly 30 years, has co-authored several respiratory articles in national respiratory and nursing journals, and speaks frequently in the U.S. and Canada on advances in mechanical ventilation.
James K. Stoller, MD, MS, FCCP
Professor and Chairman
Jean Wall Bennett Professor of Medicine
Lerner College of Medicine
Angella T. Crane, BA
Respiratory Therapy Assistant
Indiana University Health West Hospital
Respiratory Therapy Student (2015)
Ivy Tech Community College
Michael W. Hess, RRT
U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs
Aaron C. Kulukjian, RCP, RRT, NPS
Sutter Medical Center Sacramento
Joshua Nerren, RRT, NPS, NREMT
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital
Ventilator Indications and Goals
Indications, Contraindications, Acute Respiratory Failure, ACCP Objectives
Parameters and Operation
Types of Ventilation (Full, Partial, Volume, Pressure), Parameters (Volumes, Rate, Pressures, Times, Flow, O2, Adjuncts), and Operating Principles
Modes of Ventilation
20+ Major Modes, including APRV, NAVA, all with common explanations, descriptions, and initial settings
Guidelines on initiating settings, including Volumes, Rates, Inspiratory Pressures, PEEP, O2, Times, Flow, Sensitivities, Humidification, and Alarms
Assessment and Trouble-Shooting
Sudden Patient Distress, Assessments (ABG, O2, Ventilation, Mechanics, Load, Static and Dynamic Compliance, Airway Resistance), Vent Assessment (Checklist, Troubleshooting, Asynchrony)
50+ pages of normal versus abnormal scalars and loops. Presented by Types (Press/Vol/Flow-Time Scalars, Press-Vol Loops, Flow-Vol Loops), and by Problem (auto-PEEP, Resistance, Compliance, Obstruction, Leaks, Asynchronies).
Nearly 30 pages of clinical equations, found in the major categories of: Acid-Base, Oxygenation, Ventilation, Ventilator, Mechanics, Weaning, Hemodynamics, Patient Calculations, and others.
Emergency Airway Management, Intubation, Methods for Improving Oxygenation (with Quick Formulas), Methods for Improving Ventilation (with Quick Formulas), Managing Synchrony
Detailed information on Acute Management (includes management algorithm), Indications, Complications; Chronic Management, and General Considerations (Management, Determining Failure, Choosing delivery system and interfaces)
Diseases and Disorders
Common Diseases/Disorders including ARDS, Asthma, COPD, CHF, Trauma (and more). Each includes anticipated challenges in ventilator management, indications for support, and BOTH Invasive and Noninvasive Settings/Strategies.
Effects and Cautions
Pulmonary (Airway Obstruction, Atelectasis, Auto-PEEP, O2 Toxicity, PVR, Respiratory Drive, V/Q, WOB, Lung Injury), ABG (Hypoxemia, Hypoventilation, Hyperventilation), General (Body System Effected, Infection, Ventilator-Associated Events)
Extensive Assessment Information (includes Predictive Indices, Acid-Base, Vitals, Airway, CXR, Ventilatory Muscles/Drive/Demand, Cardiovascular, Electrolyte, Metabolic, Neuro, Nutrition, Pharmacological, Psychological, Renal, and more); Discontinuation Methods (includes weaning methods), ACCP Discontinuation, Monitoring of Success/Failure (includes RSBI), Extubation, and Post-Extubation
Most detailed Index we've ever printed AND
AARC Clinical Practice Guidelines Summarized (Capnography, Suctioning, Humidification, Transport, Extubation)
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