Pulmonary Respiratory Therapy Secrets by Polly E. Parsons MD, John E. Heffner MD

By Polly E. Parsons MD, John E. Heffner MD

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In general, however, patients with both low %ppo FEV 1 and DLCO values (<40% predicted) and a VO2 max of <15 mL/kg/min are at very high surgical risk. These patients should be counseled about nonoperative treatment choices. Beckles M, Spiro S, Colice G, Rudd R: The physiologic evaluation of patients with lung cancer being considered for resectional surgery. Chest 123:105S-114S, 2003. ID=C00635866 12/12/2006 Printed from STUDENT CONSULT: Pulmonary/Respiratory Therapy Secrets 3E Page 1 of 13 7 POSTOPERATIVE PULMONARY CARE Jeanine P.

There are data, however, showing that complete pain relief achieved by epidural narcotics will not improve VC or FRC. In contrast, local anesthetics appear to improve pulmonary function after upper abdominal surgery. Thus, epidural analgesia that includes local anesthesia may offer additional benefit to patients at high risk for pulmonary complications. Epidural analgesia should be considered for patients with COPD undergoing thoracic surgery. Rock P, Passannante A: Preoperative assessment: Pulmonary.

During the suctioning procedure, electrocardiographic monitoring is used to detect reflex arrhythmias and bradycardias. Bronchoscopy is reserved for the most refractory cases of thickened, retained secretions. Berney S, Denehy L: A comparison of the effects of manual and ventilator hyperinflation on static lung compliance and sputum production in intubated and ventilated intensive care patients. Physiother Res Int 7 (2):100-108, 2002. 23. Describe the various measures for delivery of oxygen therapy in nonintubated patients page 51 page 52 The major considerations in the selection of a supplemental oxygen device are patient comfort and compliance as well as the level of FiO2 required.

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