Care of Mechanically Ventilated Patients guides cliniciansa practice in the following categories: airway management, modes and methods of mechanical ventilation, weaning, sedation and neuromuscular blockade, nutrition support, and home care management of ventilator-assisted patients. Each protocol guides clinicians in the appropriate selection of patients, use and application of management principles, initial and ongoing monitoring, discontinuation of therapies or interventions, and selected aspects of quality control.A total of 1934 questionnaires were mailed to SCCM physicians practicing in 780 institutions in 1998. ... The current SCCM guidelines recommend that monitoring of NMB be comprised of PNS combined with clinical assessment, and given theanbsp;...
|Title||:||AACN Protocols for Practice: Care of Mechanically Ventilated Patients|
|Author||:||Editor: Suzanne M. Burns|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2008-08-15|