2.8. Ancillary Methods to Mechanical Ventilation

  1. Jonathon D. Truwit2 and
  2. Scott K. Epstein3
  1. Kyle B. Enfield1 and
  2. Jonathon D. Truwit2

Published Online: 30 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470976609.ch16

Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A

Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A

How to Cite

Enfield, K. B. and Truwit, J. D. (2011) Ancillary Methods to Mechanical Ventilation, 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.ch16

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. 1

    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  2. 2

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

  • Ancillary methods to mechanical ventilation;
  • Neuromuscular blocking agents;
  • High frequency oscillatory ventilation;
  • Inhaled pulmonary vasodilators;
  • Inhaled carbon monoxide (ICO);
  • Heliox;
  • Tracheal gas insufflation;
  • Case presentation revisited;
  • positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Case presentation

  • Introduction

  • Neuromuscular blocking agents

  • High frequency oscillatory ventilation

  • Inhaled pulmonary vasodilators

  • Inhaled carbon monoxide (ICO)

  • Heliox

  • Tracheal gas insufflation

  • Summary

  • Case presentation revisited

  • References