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Respiratory and Airway Emergencies , An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, 1st Edition

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Edited by Haney A Mallemat, MD and Terren Trott, MD
In this issue of Emergency Medicine linics, guest editors Drs. Haney Mallemat and Terren Trott bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Respiratory and Airway Emergencies.&nbs ...view more
In this issue of Emergency Medicine linics, guest editors Drs. Haney Mallemat and Terren Trott bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Respiratory and Airway Emergencies. Respiratory emergencies may range from “shortness of breath,” or dyspnea, to complete respiratory arrest, or apnea, in which the patient is no longer breathing. In this issue, top experts in the field address topics such as pulmonary hypertension; COPD and asthma; pulmonary embolism; special procedures; procedures for the challenging airway; physiologically difficult intubation; and more. 
ISBN :
9780323987097
Publication Date :
12-08-2022
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In this issue of Emergency Medicine linics, guest editors Drs. Haney Mallemat and Terren Trott bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Respiratory and Airway Emergencies. Respiratory emergencies may range from “shortness of breath,” or dyspnea, to complete respiratory arrest, or apnea, in which the patient is no longer breathing. In this issue, top experts in the field address topics such as pulmonary hypertension; COPD and asthma; pulmonary embolism; special procedures; procedures for the challenging airway; physiologically difficult intubation; and more. 

Key Features
  • Contains 13 relevant, practice-oriented topics including intubating special populations; ARDS; basic modes of ventilation; advanced modes of ventilation (APRV); infectious pulmonary disease; and more.

  • Provides in-depth clinical reviews on respiratory and airway emergencies, offering actionable insights for clinical practice.

  • Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews.


Author Information
Edited by Haney A Mallemat, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland and Terren Trott, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Kentucky College of Medicine,