Pulmonary

Why Doesn’t the Elephant Have a Pleural Space?
John B. West

Ventilator Lectures

Analytic Reviews: High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation (HFOV) and Airway Pressure Release Ventilation (APRV)
A Practical Guide
J Intensive Care Med 2009 24: 215 S.P. Stawicki, Munish Goyal and Babak Sarani

Severe Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure Part 1—Ventilatory Strategies Part 2—Nonventilatory Strategies
Chest. 137(5):1203-16, 2010 May. Adebayo Esan , MD ; Dean R. Hess , PhD, RRT, FCCP ; Suhail Raoof , MD, FCCP ;
Liziamma George , MD, FCCP ; and Curtis N. Sessler , MD, FCCP

Airway pressure release ventilation
Nader M. Habashi, MD Crit Care Med 2005 Vol. 33, No. 3 (Suppl.)

Airway pressure release ventilation increases cardiac performance in patients with acute lung injury/adult respiratory distress syndrome
Kaplan, Bailey, Formosa Critical Care 2001, 5:221–226

Bi-Vent (Aprv) History, Indications, Contraindications

Extracorporeal gas exchange
Antonio Pesenti, Alberto Zanella and Nicolo` Patroniti

A Review of the Fundamental Principles and Evidence Base in the Use of
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) in Critically Ill Adult Patients

Steve Allen, MD1, Daniel Holena, MD1, Maureen McCunn,

Vanderbilt BiVent Clinical Practice Guidelines

Long-Term Effects of Spontaneous Breathing During Ventilatory Support in Patients with Acute Lung Injury
Christian Putensen,Am J Respir Crit Care Med Vol 164. pp 43–49, 2001

Bedside waveforms interpretation as a toolto identify patient-ventilator asynchronies
Dimitris Georgopoulos Intensive Care Med (2006) 32:34–47

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Review articles

Advances in Critical Care: Acute Lung Injury/ARDS
Kathleen D. Liu and Michael A. Matthay Clin J Am Soc Nephro10.2215/CJN.200701630407

Heparin Plus Alteplase Compared With Heparin Alone In Patients
With Submassive Pulmonary Embolism

Causes of hypercarbia with oxygen therapy in patients with COPD
CCM 1996

Four Methods of Weaning from Mechianical Ventilation
Esteban N Engl J Med 1995

Lower Tidal Volumes in ARDS
N Engl J Med 2000; 342:1301-1308.

Utility of Daily Routine Portable CXR in Mechanically Ventilated Patients in the Medical ICU
Chest 2003

High-frequency oscillatory ventilation for acute respiratory distress syndrome in adult patients
Stephen Derdak, DO CCM 2003