Chapter 58. Assisted Ventilation

  1. Anthony Seaton CBE, BA, MD, FRCP, FRCPE, FFOM, FMedSci1,2,
  2. Douglas Seaton MD, FRCP3 and
  3. The late A. Gordon Leitch Bsc, MB, PhD, FRCPE, FCCP
  1. John M. Shneerson

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch58

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Shneerson, J. M. (2000) Assisted Ventilation, in Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition (eds A. Seaton, D. Seaton and A. G. Leitch), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch58

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Environmental & Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

  2. 2

    Honorary Consultant Physician, Aberdeen Royal Hospital NHS Trust

  3. 3

    Consultant Physician, Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Suffolk, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865428577

Online ISBN: 9780470695999

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Keywords:

  • ventilation;
  • mechanical ventilators;
  • flow generators;
  • blood gases;
  • space ventilation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Principles of Ventilation

  • Modes of Ventilation

  • Aims of Ventilation

  • Gas Exchange During Ventilation

  • Tracheostomy and Endotracheal Tube Ventilation

  • Mask and Mouthpiece Ventilation

  • Negative-Pressure Ventilation

  • Acute Respiratory Failure

  • Long-Term Ventilatory Support

  • References