3.6. Adjuncts to Facilitate Weaning

  1. Jonathon D. Truwit2 and
  2. Scott K. Epstein3
  1. Scott K. Epstein3 and
  2. Marjolein de Wit1

Published Online: 30 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470976609.ch23

Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A

Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A

How to Cite

Epstein, S. K. and de Wit, M. (2011) Adjuncts to Facilitate Weaning, 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.ch23

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, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA

  2. 3

    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:

  • Adjuncts to facilitate weaning;
  • Minimizing sedation;
  • Treatment of psychological barriers to weaning;
  • including use of biofeedback;
  • Nutritional support;
  • Growth hormone and anabolic steroids;
  • Strategies for increasing hemoglobin;
  • Respiratory muscle training;
  • Whole body rehabilitation;
  • Illustrative case continued

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Illustrative case

  • Introduction

  • Minimizing sedation

  • Treatment of psychological barriers to weaning including use of biofeedback

  • Nutritional support

  • Growth hormone and anabolic steroids

  • Strategies for increasing hemoglobin

  • Glycemic control

  • Positioning

  • Respiratory muscle training

  • Whole body rehabilitation

  • Illustrative case continued

  • References