2.9. Mechanical Ventilator Outcomes

  1. Jonathon D. Truwit3 and
  2. Scott K. Epstein4
  1. Ali S. Wahla1 and
  2. Edward F. Haponik2

Published Online: 30 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470976609.ch17

Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A

Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A

How to Cite

Wahla, A. S. and Haponik, E. F. (2011) Mechanical Ventilator Outcomes, 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.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer, Hospital and Research Center, Lahore, Pakistan

  2. 2

    Pulmonary, Critical Care Allergy and Immunologic Medicine, 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 ventilator outcomes;
  • Outcomes for all patients mechanically ventilated after an acute event;
  • Outcomes in geriatric patients;
  • Disease specific outcomes;
  • Case presentation resolution;
  • intensive care units (ICUs);
  • health care quality of life (HCQL);
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Case presentation

  • Introduction

  • Outcomes for all patients mechanically ventilated after an acute event

  • Outcomes for patients with prolonged mechanical ventilation (PMV) after an acute event

  • Outcomes in geriatric patients

  • Disease specific outcomes

  • Case presentation resolution

  • References