Ask the Experts

Seckel, Maureen A.
February 2008
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2008, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p65
Academic Journal
The article presents question and answer about the use of a closed suction system in preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia.


Related Articles

  • Winterizing an SCI Body. Vogel, Bob // New Mobility;Jan2013, Vol. 24 Issue 232, p40 

    The article presents questions and answers related to health including how to avoid the effects of winter or cold weather to the skin, and how to avail pneumonia shot to a person with spinal cord injury (SCI).

  • AF Q&A. BRZYCKI, MATT // American Fitness;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p22 

    The article presents questions and answers related to health and fitness such as strength training and risk of cardiac arrest when running long-distance races.

  • Ventilator versus manual hyperinflation in clearing sputum in ventilated intensive care unit patients. Dennis, D.; Jacob, W.; Budgeon, C. // Anaesthesia & Intensive Care;Jan2012, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p142 

    The article presents a study on hyperinflation in the ventilated intensive care unit patients. It discusses findings that compare the efficacy of ventilator hyperinflation with manual hyperinflation in the prescriptive protocol. It looks into conditions of oxygenation, lung collapse and sputum...

  • Question of the Month Pulmonary Disease.  // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jan70, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p42 

    Presents a question related to pulmonary disease.

  • SAQs short answer questions.  // Update;8/14/2003, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p234 

    The article presents short answer questions on COPD and its treatment. Questions are related to the main practical problems faced in conducting spirometry in COPD patients. Benefits of tiotropium with reference to developments in managing COPD are asked about. A question is also posed about...

  • A Respiratory Distress Observation Scale for Patients Unable To Self-Report Dyspnea. Campbell, Margaret L.; Templin, Thomas; Walch, Julia // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Mar2010, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p285 

    Background: Standard measures of dyspnea rely on self-report. Cognitive impairment and nearness to death may interfere with symptom distress reporting leading to underrecognition and overtreatment or undertreatment. Previous psychometric testing of the Respiratory Distress Observation Scale...

  • Electrophysiologic Properties of Furosemide in Man. Gould, Lawrence; Chokshi, A.B.; Patel, S.; Gomes, G.I. // Angiology;Jan1983, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p53 

    Furosemide has been extensively used in the treatment of heart failure and its effect on cardiovascular dynamics are well established. Clinical relief of the symptoms of pulmonary congestion frequently precedes any demonstrable diuretic effect, suggesting that extra renal factors may also be...

  • A pilot study of radiotelemetry for continuous cardiopulmonary monitoring of patients at home. de Lusignan, Simon; Althans, Anne; Wells, Sally; Johnson, Paul; Vandenburg, Malcolm; Robinson, Jan // Journal of Telemedicine & Telecare;Feb2000 Supplement 1, Vol. 6, p119 

    We have conducted a trial of a wireless device for continuous cardiopulmonary monitoring. Its performance, user acceptance and safety were assessed for monitoring in the patient's home. The study included 20 patients: six with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, six with chronic heart...

  • Landiolol, an ultra short acting β-blocker, improves pulmonary edema after cardiopulmonary resuscitation with epinephrine in rats. Uraoka, Masahiro; Nakajima, Yoshiki; Kurita, Tadayoshi; Suzuki, Akira; Takata, Kotaro; Sato, Shigehito // Journal of Anesthesia;2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p67 

    Purpose: Epinephrine is frequently administered as an essential drug for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in clinical situations. Unfortunately, epinephrine elicits unfavorable effects, for example pulmonary edema, both during and after CPR. We hypothesized that administration of landiolol...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics