0
0

Chapter 15. Airway Management, Sedation, and Paralytic Agents

John P Kress, MD, FCCP
DOI: 10.1378/critcare.21.15
text A A A

Sections

Objectives 
  • Discuss principles of airway management in the ICU patient.

  • Discuss principles of sedation and analgesia in the ICU patient.

  • Discuss the use of paralytic agents in the ICU patient.

Synopsis 

Knowledge of airway management, sedation, and analgesia are essential components of care in the mechanically ventilated ICU patient. This knowledge is important to formulate a management plan that ensures skills for securing an airway, maintaining patient comfort during invasive mechanical ventilation, and maximizing short-term and long-term outcomes.

References

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

CHEST Journal Articles
CHEST Book Chapters
ACCP Critical Care Medicine Board Review > Chapter 20.  >
ACCP Critical Care Medicine Board Review > Chapter 21.  >
ACCP Critical Care Medicine Board Review > Chapter 22.  >
CHEST Collections
Guidelines