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Abdominal ultrasound for surgeons

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Ellen J. Hagopian, Junji Machi, editors. --New York: Springer , c2014.
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Abdominal Ultrasound for Surgeons provides a comprehensive guide to the use of ultrasonography in surgical practice of abdominal diseases. The content is divided into three major sections focusing on basic principles of ultrasound, ultrasound anatomy and pathology of the abdomen, and employment of ultrasound of the abdomen in surgical practice. A final section is dedicated to the logistics of incorporating ultrasound into a surgical practice. The first section provides an introduction to the pr…
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Hagopian, Ellen J.
Machi, Junji
Responsibility
Ellen J. Hagopian, Junji Machi, editors
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 311 pages)
ISBN
9781461495994 (electronic bk.)
9781461495987
Subjects (MeSH)
Abdomen - surgery
Abdomen - diagnostic imaging
Ultrasonography
Subjects (LCSH)
Operative ultrasonography
Abdomen - Ultrasonic imaging
Abdomen - Surgery
M├ędecine
Abstract
Abdominal Ultrasound for Surgeons provides a comprehensive guide to the use of ultrasonography in surgical practice of abdominal diseases. The content is divided into three major sections focusing on basic principles of ultrasound, ultrasound anatomy and pathology of the abdomen, and employment of ultrasound of the abdomen in surgical practice. A final section is dedicated to the logistics of incorporating ultrasound into a surgical practice. The first section provides an introduction to the principles of ultrasonography focusing on ultrasound physics, equipment, and instrumentation. A detailed approach to the various scanning methods and image interpretation is demonstrated with illustrations, images, and video. The second section focuses on ultrasound anatomy of the abdomen. Each chapter demonstrates the normal and abnormal ultrasound anatomy of specific abdominal organ or organ systems (abdominal wall, liver, pancreas, biliary, stomach, anorectum, retroperitoneum, vascular) with illustrations and images. The current status and technique of endoscopic ultrasound of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tracks is addressed in this section. The third section provides a state-of-the-art review of the status of each major application of abdominal ultrasound in surgery. Topics range from trauma ultrasound and laparoscopic staging to techniques in ultrasound guidance and three-dimensional targeting. This section provides a comprehensive review of the employment of interventional, intraoperative, laparoscopic, transabdominal and endoscopic ultrasound. The fourth and last section addresses the practice aspects of incorporation of ultrasound into a surgical practice.
Contents
Part I. The Basics -- Introduction: The Importance of Ultrasound in a Surgical Practice -- Physical Principles of Ultrasound -- Instrumentation in Ultrasound -- Scanning Techniques in Transabdominal and Intraoperative/Laparoscopic Ultrasound -- Imaging Characteristics and Artifacts -- Part II. Anatomy, Application, and Intervention: Transabdominal, Intraoperative, Laparoscopic -- Abdominal Wall Anatomy, Pathology, and Intervention -- Percutaneous Ultrasound Guidance Techniques and Procedures -- Trauma Ultrasound -- Abdominal/Retroperitoneal Vascular Ultrasound -- Laparoscopic Ultrasound in Staging of GI Malignancies -- Endoscopic Ultrasound in the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract -- Intraoperative and Laparoscopic Ultrasound During Pancreatic Surgery -- Intraoperative Ultrasound During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy -- Intraoperative Ultrasound During Biliary Tract Surgery -- Intraoperative and Laparoscopic Ultrasound During Liver Surgery -- Techniques in Laparoscopic and Intraoperative Ultrasound Guidance -- Ultrasound Techniques for Liver Tumor Ablation -- Computer-Assisted Navigation for Ultrasound "3-D Ultrasound" -- Endoluminal Ultrasound: Anatomy, Technique, and Intervention of the Anorectum -- Part III. Ultrasound in Surgical Practice -- Getting Started -- Abdominal Ultrasound: Credentialing and Certification -- Coding and Billing for Ultrasound Examinations -- Future Perspective in Abdominal Ultrasound.
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Nocturnal Non-Invasive Ventilation : Theory, Evidence, and Clinical Practice

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Robert C. Basner, Sairam Parthasarathy, editors. (1st ed.) --Boston, MA: Springer US , c2015.
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This comprehensive resource brings together the most current theories, evidence and best practice parameters for the use of nocturnal non-invasive ventilation (nNIV). Chapters focus on the application of acute and chronic nNIV in patients with cardio-respiratory disorders over a range of major medical settings. Updates on past and recent research in this field are highlighted. Authored by leading clinicians and investigators, Nocturnal Non-Invasive Ventilation provides practical and cutting-edg…
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Basner, Robert C
Parthasarathy, Sairam
Responsibility
Robert C. Basner, Sairam Parthasarathy, editors
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Boston, MA
Publisher
Springer US
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 272 p. : 68 illus., 35 illus. in color)
ISBN
9781489976246
9781489976239 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Hypoventilation - therapy
Noninvasive Ventilation
Sleep Apnea Syndromes - therapy
Ventilators, Mechanical
Abstract
This comprehensive resource brings together the most current theories, evidence and best practice parameters for the use of nocturnal non-invasive ventilation (nNIV). Chapters focus on the application of acute and chronic nNIV in patients with cardio-respiratory disorders over a range of major medical settings. Updates on past and recent research in this field are highlighted. Authored by leading clinicians and investigators, Nocturnal Non-Invasive Ventilation provides practical and cutting-edge knowledge to physicians, researchers and allied health professionals on the front lines of treating cardio-respiratory and sleep disorders.
Contents
Ch.1: "Nocturnal" Non-Invasive Ventilation: An Overview -- Ch.2: Negative Pressure Non-Invasive Ventilation (NPNIV): History, Rationale and Application -- Ch.3: Nocturnal Non-invasive Ventilation in Heart Failure -- Ch.4: Non-invasive ventilation in obesity hypoventilation syndrome -- Ch.5: Nocturnal Non-Invasive Ventilation in Neuromuscular Ventilatory Disorders -- Ch.6: Nocturnal Non-Invasive Ventilation in Children -- Ch.7: Nocturnal non-invasive ventilation and adjuncts in Disorders of Breathing Control -- Ch.8: Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation: Systems for Tracking Adherence and Efficacy -- Ch.9: Use of nNIV in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Modes, Flexes and More -- Ch.10: Non-invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Failure.
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Non invasive artificial ventilation : how, when and why

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Stefano Nava, Francesco Fanfulla. --Milan: Springer , c2014.
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Over the last two decades, the increasing use of noninvasive ventilation (NIV) has reduced the need for endotracheal ventilation, thus decreasing the rate of ventilation-induced complications. Thus, NIV has decreased both intubation rates and mortality rates in specific subsets of patients with acute respiratory failure (for example, patients with hypercapnia, cardiogenic pulmonary edema, immune deficiencies, or post-transplantation acute respiratory failure). Despite the increased use of NIV i…
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Nava, S. (Stefano)
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Fanfulla, Francesco
Responsibility
Stefano Nava, Francesco Fanfulla
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 214 pages)
ISBN
9788847055261 (electronic bk.)
9788847055254
Subjects (MeSH)
Noninvasive Ventilation
Respiration, Artificial
Respiratory Insufficiency - therapy
Ventilators, Mechanical
Subjects (LCSH)
Noninvasive Ventilation
Respiration, Artificial
Respiratory Insufficiency - therapy
Ventilators, Mechanical
Respiratory therapy
Artificial respiration
Emergency Medicine
Abstract
Over the last two decades, the increasing use of noninvasive ventilation (NIV) has reduced the need for endotracheal ventilation, thus decreasing the rate of ventilation-induced complications. Thus, NIV has decreased both intubation rates and mortality rates in specific subsets of patients with acute respiratory failure (for example, patients with hypercapnia, cardiogenic pulmonary edema, immune deficiencies, or post-transplantation acute respiratory failure). Despite the increased use of NIV in clinical practice, there is still a need for more educational tools to improve clinicians' knowledge of the indications and contraindications for NIV, the factors that predict failure or success, and also what should be considered when starting NIV. This book has the dual function of being a "classical" text where the major findings in the literature are discussed and highlighted, as well as a practical manual on the tricks and pitfalls to consider in NIV application by both beginners and experts. For example, setting the ventilatory parameters; choosing the interfaces, circuits, and humidification systems; monitoring; and the "right " environment for the "right" patient will be discussed to help clinicians in their choices.
Contents
1. Why I Ventilate a Patient Non Invasively -- 2. The Physiology of Mechanical Ventilation -- 3. (Almost) Everything You Wanted to Know About a Ventilator -- 4. The Interfaces for NIV -- 5. When to Start (or Not) Ventilation Treatment -- 6. How I Ventilate a Patient Non Invasively -- 7. How I Set a Ventilator -- 8. Other Modes of Ventilation -- 9. Why is NIV Good? -- 10. Myths, Prejudices and Real Problems -- 11. NIV in the Treatment of Acute Respiratory Failure: The Magnificent Five -- 12. NIV in the Treatment of Acute Respiratory Failure: Emerging Indications -- 13. NIV in the Treatment of Acute Respiratory Failure: Controversial Indications -- 14. Eight Rules to Remember When Ventilating a Patient Non Invasively -- 15. Tricks and Traps of NIV -- 16. Predictors of Failure -- 17. Where to Ventilate a Patient with NIV -- 18. Monitoring During NIV -- 19. How to Interpret the Curves on the Ventilator Screen -- 20. Chronic Mechanical Ventilation: Is There a Rationale? -- 21. Chronic Ventilation in COPD -- 22. Ventilation in Patients with Restrictive Disorders -- 23. Rationale for Ventilation Therapy During Sleep -- 24. Nocturnal Ventilation: When to Use CPAP, When NIV.
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Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation and Difficult Weaning in Critical Care : Key Topics and Practical Approaches

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Antonio M. Esquinas, editor. --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This book establishes the indications for the use of NIV in the context of weaning from invasive mechanical ventilation. It provides a comprehensive overview of key topics relevant for correct practical application, including NIV and weaning principles, important aspects of patient care before and after weaning, and pediatric and neonatology weaning. Finally, the book summarizes international guidelines and new perspectives of NIV during weaning. With contributions by international experts in t…
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Esquinas, Antonio M
Responsibility
Antonio M. Esquinas, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 466 p. : 28 illus., 25 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319042596
9783319042589 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Noninvasive Ventilation
Respiratory Insufficiency - therapy
Ventilator Weaning
Ventilators, Mechanical
Abstract
This book establishes the indications for the use of NIV in the context of weaning from invasive mechanical ventilation. It provides a comprehensive overview of key topics relevant for correct practical application, including NIV and weaning principles, important aspects of patient care before and after weaning, and pediatric and neonatology weaning. Finally, the book summarizes international guidelines and new perspectives of NIV during weaning. With contributions by international experts in the field on noninvasive mechanical ventilation, the book will serve as a valuable guide for critical care physicians, respiratory physiotherapists, and pulmonologists.
Contents
Part I. Weaning From Mechanical Ventilation. Determinants of Prolonged Mechanical Ventlation and Weaning -- Part II. Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilation in Weaning From Mechanical Ventilation General Considerations -- Part III. Post Extubation Failure and Use of Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilation -- Part IV. Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilation and Decannulation in Tracheostomized Patients -- Part V. Discharge Ventilator Depend Patients -- Part VI. Weaning Units. Organization -- Part VII. Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilation in Neonatology and Pediatric -- Part VIII. Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilation and Weaning. Outcome.
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Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation : Theory, Equipment, and Clinical Applications

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Antonio M. Esquinas, editor. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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The new edition presents updates regarding new clinical applications of noninvasive mechanical ventilation and discusses recent technical advances in this field. The opening sections are devoted to theory , equipment, with new chapters on clinical applications in emergency medicine, critical care and sleep medicine, with detailed attention to current studies on NIV-CPAP, innovative clinical implications of NIV-CPAP devices. Due attention is also paid to new ventilation modes and the development…
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Esquinas, Antonio M
Responsibility
Antonio M. Esquinas, editor
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 892 p. : 92 illus., 68 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319216539
9783319216522 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Noninvasive Ventilation
Respiration, Artificial - methods
Respiratory Insufficiency - therapy
Ventilators, Mechanical
Abstract
The new edition presents updates regarding new clinical applications of noninvasive mechanical ventilation and discusses recent technical advances in this field. The opening sections are devoted to theory , equipment, with new chapters on clinical applications in emergency medicine, critical care and sleep medicine, with detailed attention to current studies on NIV-CPAP, innovative clinical implications of NIV-CPAP devices. Due attention is also paid to new ventilation modes and the development of synchronization and patient ventilator interaction results. The closing chapters examine clinical indication. Written by internationally recognized experts in the field, this book will be an invaluable guide for both clinicians and researchers.
Contents
Part I. Rational, Interface, Equipment and Ventilatory Modes of Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilation -- Part II. Monitoring Respiratory Care, Phisiotherapy and Rehabilitation -- Part III. Clinical Applications. Pre and Intra Hospital -- Part IV. Hospital Critical Care Applications. Acute Chronic Exacerbations -- Part V. Hospital Critical Care Applications. Critical Care Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure -- Part VI. Hospital Critical Care Applications. Critical Care Postoperative -- Part VII. Hospital Critical Care Applications. Non Invasive Ventilation in Critically Cancer -- Part VIII. Hospital Critical Care Applications. Non Invasive Ventilation in Upper Airways, Endoscopy Procedures and Sedation -- Part IX. Non Invasive Ventilation in Sleep Medicine -- Part X. Non Invasive Ventilation in Long-Term Applications -- Part XI. Non Invasive Ventilation Pediatric -- Part XII. Non Invasive Ventilation, Epidemiology, Heath Care Organization, Education and Ethics.
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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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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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