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This situation arises for 3 reasons: Infrequency of ventilator use outside the ICU or emergency department.
You could be the world's best clinician, but if you haven't spent some time in areas where the machines are used frequently, you won't feel comfortable around them. Bewildering terminology to describe ventilator settings and modes of ventilation.
In this chapter I will call your attention to what I consider confusing terms with boxed "Terminology Alerts. Inadequate teaching is not confined to medical or nursing schools, but extends sadly to mainstream textbooks, where chapters on mechanical ventilation seem written more for the author's colleagues than for novices Work rate and oxygen uptake to learn the subject.
In fairness, it is a difficult subject to teach from a prose textbook, as opposed to a workbook or an interactive tool, like this web site.
This is especially so in a general text book that has to cover lots of topics. Yet the truth remains: This chapter, then, is designed from the bottom up, to teach, to demystify, to make you feel more comfortable with mechanical ventilators and patients connected to them.
It includes the usual figures, tables and text, but also many problems that you should attempt to answer before proceeding further. For the chapter to be useful to you, two things are required: You should at least know what the machines look and sound like in real life, and what an "intubated patient" looks like.
And second, that you have a basic knowledge of gas exchange and how to interpret arterial blood gases, subjects discussed at length in earlier chapters of this book, and in my book on blood gases: All You Really Need to Know to Interpret Arterial Blood Gases With those two requirements satisfied, I promise that a thorough reading of this chapter really, studying the chapterand working on the problems, will provide an adquate basis for understanding mechanical ventilation.
To receive mechanical ventilation sufficient for life support, the patient must first be intubated; intubation involves the insertion of a large-bore endotracheal tube into the trachea Fig. Endotracheal tube in the trachea. Air that is pushed through the tube enters the lungs since it cannot escape around the tube when the balloon is inflated.
Mechanical ventilation can also be given via a tight fitting face mask, a procedure called non-invasive i. Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation will be discussed later in this chapter.
The route of insertion can be through the nose or mouth or directly into the trachea through a surgical incision tracheostomy. One end of the endotracheal tube is surrounded by an inflatable rubber balloon; when filled with air, the balloon creates an airtight seal in the trachea.
The other end of the tube is connected to two flexible, wide-bore hoses, through a Y connector; one hose is for inspiration and the other, for expiration. The expiratory hose can be connected to a spirometer or to a bellows to measure expiratory volume Fig.Water temperature plays a major role in the quality of aquatic life and habitats.
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This investigation involves handling whole living organisms and provides a quantitative method of exploring metabolism. Measurements of gas exchange, particularly the rate of uptake of oxygen, give a clear indication of the activity of respiratory metabolism.
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