Bronchoscopy in ICU: A Practical Guide

by Manoj K Goel, Ajay Kumar, Gargi Maitra

This practical guide focuses on Bronchoscopy in ICU. Bronchoscopy is one of the most commonly performed medical procedures, but is limited to the practice of a handful chest physicians and surgeons. The field of bronchoscopy is rapidly expanding in critical care. To date, the need of bronchoscopy procedures has been felt in diagnosis and management of life-threatening pulmonary conditions in the ICUs worldwide. This book consists of 22 chapters, which include bronchoscopic anatomy of tracheobronchial tree, bronchoscope and accessories, pathophysiological changes during bronchoscopy in ICU, monitoring during bronchoscopy in ICU, indications of bronchoscopy in ICU, bronchoscopy in specific medical conditions, anesthesia and sedation during bronchoscopy in ICU, handling of bronchoscope, bronchoalveolar lavage, bronchoscopy during mechanical ventilation, whole lung lavage, bronchoscopic intubation, care and sterilization, bronchoscopy in pediatrics critical care, and bronchoscopy atlas. The chapters cover an array of topics from anatomy and equipment care, indications, techniques to how to manage the complications. The book also features an atlas depicting a variety of bronchoscopy findings. This handbook is an essential resource for a quick reference to bronchoscopy in ICU and will be beneficial for a wide range of practitioners including pulmonologists, anesthesiologists, physicians who are trainees and specialists in critical care. The book also serves as an introduction to bronchoscopy for students, nurses and paramedics as bronchoscopy involves team work.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Goel Manoj K
Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram, Haryana, India
2. Kumar Ajay
Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram, Haryana, India
3. Maitra Gargi Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram, Haryana, India
ISBN 9789352704699
Speciality Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18114
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2020
Pages 210
Book Type Professional

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