3.3. Physiological Barriers

  1. Jonathon D. Truwit1 and
  2. Scott K. Epstein2
  1. Scott K. Epstein

Published Online: 30 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470976609.ch20

Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A

Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A

How to Cite

Epstein, S. K. (2011) Physiological Barriers, 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.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 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:

  • Physiological barriers;
  • Illustrative case;
  • Hypoxemia;
  • Respiratory drive;
  • Increased load, increased work of breathing;
  • Decreased respiratory muscle capacity;
  • Cardiac limitation to weaning;
  • Psychological factors limiting weaning;
  • Once limiting factors are identified and treated;
  • Illustrative case continued

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Illustrative case

  • Introduction

  • Hypoxemia

  • Respiratory drive

  • Increased load, increased work of breathing

  • Decreased respiratory muscle capacity

  • Cardiac limitation to weaning

  • Psychological factors limiting weaning

  • Once limiting factors are identified and treated

  • Illustrative case continued

  • References