Chapter 8. Airway Management in Critical Illness

  1. Gary A. Dildy III MD, Editor in Chief Professor1,
  2. Michael A. Belfort MBBCH, MD, PhD Professor2,
  3. George R. Saade MD Professor3,
  4. Jeffrey P. Phelan MD, JD Vice Chairman and Director of Quality Assurance4,
  5. Gary D.V. Hankins MD Professor and Vice Chairman5 and
  6. Steven L. Clark MD Professor6
  1. Janice E. Whitty

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760086.ch8

Critical Care Obstetrics, Fourth Edition

Critical Care Obstetrics, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Whitty, J. E. (2004) Airway Management in Critical Illness, in Critical Care Obstetrics, Fourth Edition (eds G. A. Dildy, M. A. Belfort, G. R. Saade, J. P. Phelan, G. D.V. Hankins and S. L. Clark), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760086.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

  2. 2

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Services Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, Director, Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, Provo, Utah

  3. 3

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Divisions of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Sciences, Director, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

  4. 4

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Citrus Valley Medical Center, West Covina, California, President and Director Clinical Research, Childbirth Injury Prevention Foundation, Pasadena, California

  5. 5

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chief, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

  6. 6

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Health Services Center, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632046324

Online ISBN: 9780470760086

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Keywords:

  • maternal mortality;
  • venous air embolism;
  • pneumothorax;
  • pneumothorax;
  • hemoglobin

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Ventilatiodperfusion Mismatch

  • Arterial Oxygen Tension (PaO2)

  • Oxygen Delivery and Consumption

  • Assessing Oxygenation

  • Impairment of Oxygenation

  • Mechanical Ventilatory Support in Pregnancy

  • Intubation

  • Traditional Ventilator Modes

  • New ventilator Modes

  • Other Methods of Ventilation

  • Complications of Mechanical Ventilation

  • Permissive Hypercapnia

  • Sedatiodparalysis

  • ARDS

  • Acute Asthma

  • Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation

  • Conclusion