2.7. Mechanical Ventilation in Obstructive Lung Disease

  1. Jonathon D. Truwit2 and
  2. Scott K. Epstein3
  1. Rodolfo M. Pascual and
  2. Jeremy S. Breit

Published Online: 30 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470976609.ch15

Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A

Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A

How to Cite

Pascual, R. M. and Breit, J. S. (2011) Mechanical Ventilation in Obstructive Lung Disease, in Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A (eds J. D. Truwit and S. K. Epstein), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470976609.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Box 800793, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  2. 3

    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Immunology, Wake Forest University, Winston - Salem, NC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 19 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058077

Online ISBN: 9780470976609

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Keywords:

  • Mechanical ventilation in obstructive lung disease;
  • Indications for invasive mechanical ventilation;
  • Peak inspiratory pressure and plateau pressure;
  • Auto-PEEP in obstructive lung disease;
  • Management of I : Er atio;
  • Delivery of nebulized/aerosolized medications;
  • Case presentation solution;
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD);
  • “physiologic PEEP”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Case presentation

  • Indications for invasive mechanical ventilation

  • Peak inspiratory pressure and plateau pressure

  • Auto - PEEP in obstructive lung disease

  • Management of I:E ratio

  • Delivery of nebulized/aerosolized medications

  • Case presentation solution

  • References