Intensive Care Management, Including Cardiorespiratory Care

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Abstract

Increased demand for critical care resources is a direct result of advances in cardiorespiratory support for neuromuscular patients. Very limited data is available to describe outcomes for these patients. As a basis for evaluation and treatment, the mechanisms of cardiac and respiratory dysfunction are reviewed, particularly with respect to the unique presentations and needs of patients with neuromuscular diseases. Very complex interventions are now available for patients requiring critical support. To insure appropriate resource utilization and optimum patient care, ethical review is often appropriate. In addition to these conditions, neuromuscular abnormalities may develop as a consequence of intensive care for previously healthy patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNeuromuscular Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence
Subtitle of host publicationA Clinician's Approach
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages904-912
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9780124171275
ISBN (Print)9780124170445
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

Keywords

  • Critical care
  • Ethics
  • Heart failure
  • Neuromuscular
  • Pharmacology
  • Respiratory failure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Neuroscience(all)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Intensive Care Management, Including Cardiorespiratory Care'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Scott, W. A., & Iannaccone, S. T. (2015). Intensive Care Management, Including Cardiorespiratory Care. In Neuromuscular Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence: A Clinician's Approach (pp. 904-912). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-417044-5.00044-5