3.8. Putting it all together: Protocols and Algorithms

  1. Jonathon D. Truwit3 and
  2. Scott K. Epstein4
  1. Scott K. Epstein4 and
  2. Maged A. Tanios1,2

Published Online: 30 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470976609.ch25

Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A

Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A

How to Cite

Epstein, S. K. and Tanios, M. A. (2011) Putting it all together: Protocols and Algorithms, 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.ch25

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

    Intensive Care Unit, St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach, California, CA, USA

  2. 2

    University of California, Irvine, CA, USA

  3. 4

    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:

  • Illustrative case;
  • Protocols for weaning;
  • A practical approach;
  • intensive care unit (ICU);
  • randomized controlled trials (RCTs);
  • spontaneous awakening trial (SAT);
  • constant positive airway pressure (CPAP);
  • synchronized IMV (SIMV)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Illustrative case

  • Introduction

  • Protocols for weaning

  • A practical approach

  • References