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Noninvasive ventilation in high-risk infections and mass casualty events

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Antonio M. Esquinas, editor. --Wien: Springer , c2014.
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The past few decades have seen major impacts of different pandemics and mass casualty events on health resource use in terms of rising healthcare costs and increased mortality. In this context, the development of acute respiratory failure in patients requires the use of mechanical ventilation, either invasive or noninvasive. Recently, noninvasive ventilation (NIV) has proved to be a valuable strategy to reduce mortality rates in patients. This is the first book to describe the clinical indicati…
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Other Authors
Esquinas, Antonio M
Responsibility
Antonio M. Esquinas, editor
Place of Publication
Wien
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xix, 370 pages)
ISBN
9783709114964 (electronic bk.)
9783709114957
Subjects (MeSH)
Respiratory Tract Infections - therapy
Acute Disease - therapy
Mass Casualty Incidents
Noninvasive Ventilation
Subjects (LCSH)
Artificial respiration
Lungs - Diseases - Treatment
Emergency medicine
Respiratory Tract Infections - therapy
Acute Disease - therapy
Mass Casualty Incidents
Noninvasive Ventilation
Abstract
The past few decades have seen major impacts of different pandemics and mass casualty events on health resource use in terms of rising healthcare costs and increased mortality. In this context, the development of acute respiratory failure in patients requires the use of mechanical ventilation, either invasive or noninvasive. Recently, noninvasive ventilation (NIV) has proved to be a valuable strategy to reduce mortality rates in patients. This is the first book to describe the clinical indications of NIV in patients who have been hospitalized with high-risk infections as well as in the prehospital management of mass casualty incidents, including chemical or biological disasters and pandemics. Compiled by internationally respected experts, it offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of noninvasive mechanical ventilation in public health emergencies, such as equipment needs and guidelines for health organizations. Considering recent events (SARS, H1N1 influenza pandemic), the book concludes with a critical review of current studies and future prospects for the use of NIV, offering a valuable resource for all practitioners managing mass casualty incidents and disasters.
Contents
Part I. Rationale and Equipment -- 1. High-Risk Infections: Infl uence of Down-Regulation and Up-Regulation of Cough Using Airway Reflexes and Breathing Maneuvers -- 2. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation: Models to Assess Air and Particle Dispersion -- 3. Interfaces for Noninvasive Ventilation: General Elements and Options -- 4. Noninvasive Ventilation Interfaces for High-Risk Infections: Implications for Health Care Workers -- 5. Heated Humidifier -- 6. Preventing the Spread of Aerosol Infection During Application of High- Frequency Jet Ventilation by Mask -- Part II. Clinical Indications in Adults -- 7. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation for Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure-Related Infectious Diseases -- 8. Noninvasive Ventilation in the Polytraumatized Patient -- 9. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with Severe Pneumonia -- 10. Noninvasive Positive-Pressure Ventilation in Patients with Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure and HIV/AIDS -- 11. Noninvasive Ventilation for Severe Legionella Pneumonia -- 12. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Lung Injury Secondary to Malaria -- 13. Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome -- 14. Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure Due to Infl uenza A(H1N1) Virus Infection -- 15. Ventilatory Strategy Used for Management of Acute Respiratory Failure Due to Novel Infl uenza A(H1N1) Infection -- 16. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure Due to Pandemic Infl uenza A(H1N1) Virus -- 17. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with Tuberculosis: Exhaled Breath-Generated Aerosols of Mycobacterium tuberculosis -- 18. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation After Chemical Disasters -- 19. Inhalational Anthrax and Bioterrorism: Key Recommendations for Acute Respiratory Failure -- 20 Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with Hematological Diseases -- 21. Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients with Solid Tumors -- 22. Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients with Infectious Lung Disease After Solid Organ Transplant -- 23. Use of Bronchoscopy in Patients with Pulmonary Infections During Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation -- 24. Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients with Major Burn Injuries -- Part III. Clinical Indications in Pediatrics -- 25. Infant Nasal Bubble Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Resource-Limited Settings -- 26. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation During Neonatal Transport -- 27. Pathophysiology of Acute Respiratory Failure in Children with Bronchiolitis and Effect of CPAP -- 28. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Pediatric Practice -- 29. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with High-Risk Infections and Mass Casualties in Acute Respiratory Failure: Pediatric Perspective -- Part IV. Prognosis and Risk Factors -- 30. Factors Involved in Aerosol Transmission of Infection and Control of Ventilation in Healthcare -- 31. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation to Prevent Intensive Care Unit-Acquired Infection -- Part V. Hospital Organization: Room Organization, Health Professionals, and Prevention -- 32. Negative-Pressure and Well-Ventilated Rooms; Bacterial and Viral Filters to the Expiratory Circuit; Personal Protective Equipment for Health Care Workers -- 33. Noninvasive Ventilation and Droplet Dispersion: Health Professional Protocols from a Nursing Perspective -- 34. Preventing Airborne Disease Transmission: Implications for Patients During Mechanical Ventilation -- 35. Contolling Spread of Viruses and High- Risk Infections to Hospital Health Care Workers from NIV -- Part VI. Hospital Organization: Department Organizations -- 36. Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients with Infectious Diseases in the Emergency Room -- 37. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with High-Risk Infections in Intermediate Respiratory Care Units and on the Pneumology Ward -- 38. Organization of a Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation Unit for Immunocompromised Patients -- 39. Pandemic Influenza Management and Control Policies: Hospital Coordination During an Influenza Pandemic -- Part VII. Guidelines and Protocols -- 40. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation Guidelines and Standard Protocols for Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with High-Risk Infections -- 41. Guidelines for Health Organizations: European Perspectives and Experience in Pandemics -- 42. Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Patients with High-Risk Infections: Current and Future Perspectives.
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Professional practice in paramedic, emergency and urgent care

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat26267
edited by Val Nixon. --Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley Blackwell , c2013.
Call Number
WX 215 P964p 2013
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care explores a range of contemporary relevant topics fundamental to professional practice. Written for both pre- and post-registration paramedic students, it is also ideal for existing practitioners looking to develop their CPD skills as well as nursing and other health professionals working in emergency and urgent care settings. Each chapter includes examples, practical exercises and clinical scenarios, helping the reader relate theory…
Call Number
WX 215 P964p 2013
Other Authors
Nixon, Val
Responsibility
edited by Val Nixon
Alternate Title
Professional practice in paramedic, emergency & urgent care
Place of Publication
Chichester, West Sussex, UK
Publisher
Wiley Blackwell
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
228 p.
ISBN
9780470656150
Subjects (MeSH)
Allied Health Personnel
Ambulatory Care
Clinical Competence
Emergency Medical Services
Great Britain
Nurses
Abstract
Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care explores a range of contemporary relevant topics fundamental to professional practice. Written for both pre- and post-registration paramedic students, it is also ideal for existing practitioners looking to develop their CPD skills as well as nursing and other health professionals working in emergency and urgent care settings. Each chapter includes examples, practical exercises and clinical scenarios, helping the reader relate theory to practice and develop critical thinking skills; Covers not only acute patient management but also a range of additional topics to provide a holistic approach to out-of-hospital care; Completion of the material in the book can be used as evidence in professional portfolios as required by the Health and Care Professions Council. Professional Practice in Paramedic, Emergency and Urgent Care is a comprehensive, theoretical underpinning to professional practice at all levels of paramedic and out-of-hospital care.
Contents
History taking / Val Nixon -- Consultation and communication skills / Karen Gubbins and Val Nixon -- Clinical decision making / Jacqui Mason and Val Nixon -- Evidence based practice / Louise Perkinton and Val Nixon -- Reflection and reflective practice / Kay Norman and Val Nixon -- Professional and legal issues / Karen Latcham -- Anti-discriminatory practice / Matt Capsey -- Medicines management / Lorna McInulty -- Continuous professional development and portfolio development / Val Nixon.
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
1
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3 weeks
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Topics for the paramedic

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat26274
Daniel A. Batsie, Joseph J. Mistovich, Daniel Limmer ; medical editor, Howard A. Werman. --Boston, MA: Pearson , c2013.
Call Number
WB 105 B334t 2013
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Transition Series: Topics for the Paramedicis designed to act as a transition guide between the 1998 U.S. Department of Transportation's Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic National Standard Curriculum and the 2009 Paramedic National EMS Education Standards. Providing a timely, topical continuing education guide, this book provides both and overview of new information found in the Education Standards and the Paramedic level and provides a source of continuing education for practicing Parame…
Call Number
WB 105 B334t 2013
Author
Batsie, Daniel A
Other Authors
Mistovich, Joseph J
Limmer, Daniel
Responsibility
Daniel A. Batsie, Joseph J. Mistovich, Daniel Limmer ; medical editor, Howard A. Werman
Place of Publication
Boston, MA
Publisher
Pearson
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
404 p.
Series Title
Transition series
ISBN
9780137082452
Subjects (MeSH)
Allied Health Personnel
Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Treatment
Abstract
Transition Series: Topics for the Paramedicis designed to act as a transition guide between the 1998 U.S. Department of Transportation's Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic National Standard Curriculum and the 2009 Paramedic National EMS Education Standards. Providing a timely, topical continuing education guide, this book provides both and overview of new information found in the Education Standards and the Paramedic level and provides a source of continuing education for practicing Paramedics.
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
1
Loan Period
3 weeks
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