7. Long-Term Ventilation

  1. Janice Mighten RGN, RSCN, MSc, BMed Sci(Hons)
  1. David Thomas1 and
  2. Beverley Waithe2

Published Online: 5 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702680.ch7

Children's Respiratory Nursing

Children's Respiratory Nursing

How to Cite

Thomas, D. and Waithe, B. (2012) Long-Term Ventilation, in Children's Respiratory Nursing (ed J. Mighten), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702680.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    Paediatric Consultant

  2. 2

    Children's Community Matron, Nottingham Children's Hospital

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405197755

Online ISBN: 9781118702680

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Keywords:

  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy;
  • Forced vital capacity (FVC);
  • Long-term ventilation (LTV);
  • Neonatal care;
  • Neuromuscular diseases;
  • Non-invasive ventilation (NIV);
  • Pathophysiological aspects;
  • Peak cough flows (PCF);
  • Primary care trusts (PCT);
  • Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Normal Respiration

  • Pathophysiological Aspects

  • Indications for Long-Term Ventilation

  • Non-Invasive Ventilation: Part of a Package of Care

  • Outcomes of Long-Term Ventilation

  • Technical Aspects of Long-Term Ventilation: Equipment

  • Care of the Child with Long-Term Ventilation

  • Care in the Community

  • Conclusion

  • References