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Contributors

Editor

Martin J. Tobin, MD
Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology
Edward Hines, Jr., Veterans Administration Hospital and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Editor emeritus, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Contributors

Marcelo B. P. Amato, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Pulmonary
University of São Paulo
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Supervisor—Respiratory ICU
Chapter 9: Pressure-Controlled and Inverse-Ratio Ventilation

Elie Azoulay, MD, PhD
Hôpital Saint-Louis
Medical ICU
Université Paris-Diderot
Sorbonne Paris-Cité,
Faculté de médecine
Paris, France
Chapter 66: The Ethics of Withholding and Withdrawing Mechanical Ventilation

Robert B. Banzett, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts
Chapter 55: Addressing Respiratory Discomfort in the Ventilated Patient
Chapter 56: Ventilator-Supported Speech

Ahmet Baydur, MD, FACP, FCCP
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Chapter 32: Mechanical Ventilation in Neuromuscular Disease

Jennifer C. Beck, PhD
Staff Scientist
Keenan Research Centre
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Assistant Professor
Pediatrics
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Chapter 13: Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist

Andrew D. Bersten, MBBS, MD
Professor
Critical Care Medicine
Flinders University School of Medicine
Adelaide, South Australia

Director
ICCU
Flinders Medical Centre
Adelaide, South Australia
Chapter 65: Fluid Management in the Ventilated Patient

Lluis Blanch, MD, PhD
Senior
Critical Care Center
Hospital de Sabadell
Sabadell, Spain

Critical Care Center,
Hospital de Sabadell,
Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí
Institut Universitari Fundació Parc Taulí-Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Sabadell, Spain
CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias—ISCIII, Spain
Chapter 22: Transtracheal Gas Insufflation, Transtracheal Oxygen Therapy, Emergency Transtracheal Ventilation

Michela Bombino, MD
Staff Physician
Department of Perioperative Medicine and Intensive Care
A.O. Ospedale S. Gerardo
Monza, Italy
Chapter 21: Extracorporeal Carbon Dioxide Removal

Richard D. Branson, MSc, RRT
Professor
Surgery
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

Adjunct Faculty
School of Aerospace Medicine
Wright Patterson Air Force Base
Dayton, Ohio
Chapter 15: Feedback Enhancements on Conventional Ventilator Breaths
Chapter 27: Transport of the Ventilator-Supported Patient

Laurent J. Brochard, MD
Professor
Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, Intensive Care Medicine
University of Geneva, School of Medicine
Geneva, Switzerland

Head
Intensive Care Unit
Geneva University Hospital
Geneva, Switzerland
Chapter 8: Pressure-Support Ventilation

Robert Brown, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Chapter 55: Addressing Respiratory Discomfort in the Ventilated Patient
Chapter 56: Ventilator-Supported Speech

Claudia Brusasco, MD
Researcher
Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics
University of Genova
Genova, Italy
Chapter 24: Mechanical Ventilation during General Anesthesia

Shannon S. Carson, MD
Associate Professor
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Chapter 67: Economics of Ventilator Care

Jean E. Chastre, MD
Professor of Medicine
Réanimation Médicale
University Pierre-et-Marie Curie, Paris 6
Paris, France

Head of Department
Réanimation Médicale
Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière
Paris, France
Chapter 46: Pneumonia in the Ventilator-Dependent Patient

Robert L. Chatburn, MHHS, RRT-NPS, FAARC
Professor
Medicine
Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio

Clinical Research Manager
Respiratory Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
Chapter 2: Classification of Mechanical Ventilators and Modes of Ventilation
Chapter 3: Basic Principles of Ventilator Design

Gene L. Colice, MD
Professor
Medicine
The George Washington University School of Medicine
Washington, District of Columbia

Director, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Respiratory Services
Medicine
Washington Hospital Center
Washington, District of Columbia
Chapter 1: Historical Perspective on the Development of Mechanical Ventilation

Antonio Corrado, MD
Unità di Terapia Intensiva Respiratoria-Fisiopatologia Toracica
Azienda Ospedaliera-Universitaria Careggi
Firenze, Italy
Chapter 16: Negative-Pressure Ventilation

Heidi J. Dalton, MD, FCCM
Division and Section Chief, Critical Care Medicine
Director, ECMO
Phoenix Children's Hospital
Phoenix, Arizona
Chapter 20: Extracorporeal Life Support for Cardiopulmonary Failure

Nicolas de Prost, MD
Hôpitaux de Paris
Hôpital Henri Mondor
Service de Réanimation Médicale
Créteil, France
Chapter 42: Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury

Steven Deem, MD
Professor
Anesthesiology and Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Director, Neurocritical Care
Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, Washington
Chapter 38: Airway Management

Rajiv Dhand, MD, FCCP, FACP, FAARC
Professor
Medicine
University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
Knoxville, Tennessee

Chairman
Medicine
University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
Knoxville, Tennessee
Chapter 63: Bronchodilator Therapy

Anthony F. DiMarco, MD
Professor
Department of Physiology & Biophysics
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio

Professor
MetroHealth Research Institute
MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio
Chapter 62: Diaphragmatic Pacing

Didier Dreyfuss, MD
Professor
Department of Critical Care
Université Sorbonne Paris Cité and Hôpital Louis Mourier, Colombes
Colombes, France
Chapter 42: Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury
Chapter 51: Humidification

Mark W. Elliott, MD, FRCP (UK)
Department of Respiratory Medicine
St James's University Hospital
Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Chapter 34: Noninvasive Ventilation on a General Ward

Ali A. El-Solh, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Anesthesiology, and Social and Preventive Medicine
Department of Medicine
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York

Director of Critical Care
VA Western New York Healthcare System
Buffalo, New York
Chapter 41: Complications Associated with Mechanical Ventilation

Jean-Yves Fagon, MD, PhD
Professor
Critical Care
Hôpiotal Européen Georges Pompidou, AP-HP and Paris Descarte University
Paris, France
Chapter 46: Pneumonia in the Ventilator-Dependent Patient

Niall D. Ferguson, MD, MSc
Associate Professor
Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Director, Critical Care
Department of Medicine, Division of Respirology
University Health Network & Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Chapter 19: High-Frequency Ventilation

Antoni Ferrer, MD
Servei de Pneumologia
Hospital de Sabadell
Corporació Parc Taulí
Institut Universitari Fundació Parc Taulí
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Sabadell, Spain
Chapter 37: Effect of Mechanical Ventilation on Gas Exchange

Alison B. Froese, MD, FRCP(C)
Professor
Departments of Anesthsiology and Perioperative Medicine, Pediatrics, Physiology
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Attending Physician
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Kingston General Hospital
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Chapter 19: High-Frequency Ventilation

Marcelo Gama de Abreu, MD, PhD, DESA
Professor of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care
University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden University of Technology
Dresden, Germany
Chapter 24: Mechanical Ventilation during General Anesthesia

Pamela C. Garcia-Filion, PhD, MPH
Research Scientist
Critical Care
Phoenix Children's Hospital
Phoenix, Arizona
Chapter 20: Extracorporeal Life Support for Cardiopulmonary Failure

Luciano Gattinoni, MD
Full Professor
Dipartimento di Anestesiologia, Terapia Intensiva e Scienze Dermatologiche
Fondazione IRCCS CaUniversità degli Studi di Milano
Milan, Italy

Dipartimento di Anestesia, Rianimazione e Terapia del Dolore
Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico
Milan, Italy
Chapter 21: Extracorporeal Carbon Dioxide Removal
Chapter 49: Prone Positioning in Acute Respiratory Failure

Dimitris Georgopoulos, MD, PhD
Professor
Intensive Care Medicine
University of Crete, Scool of Medine
Heraklion, Crete
Chapter 35: Effects of Mechanical Ventilation on Control of Breathing

Ivan Goldstein, MD, PhD
Réanimation Chirugicale Polyvalente Pierre Viars
Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière
Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris
Université Pierre et Marie Curie
Paris, France
Chapter 64: Inhaled Antibiotic Therapy

Hernando Gomez, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Philadelphia
Chapter 36: Effect of Mechanical Ventilation on Heart–Lung Interactions

Massimo Gorini, MD
Federico II University Hospital
School of Medicine
Naples, Italy
Chapter 16: Negative-Pressure Ventilation

Jesse B. Hall, MD
Section Chief
Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary and Critical Care
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Chapter 50: Pain Control, Sedation, and Neuromuscular Blockade

Jürg Hammer, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Intensive Care and Pulmonology
University Children's Hospital Basel (UKBB)
Basel, Switzerland

Medical Director
Division of Intensive Care and Pulmonology
University Children's Hospital Basel (UKBB)
Basel, Switzerland
Chapter 23: Mechanical Ventilation in the Neonatal and Pediatric Setting

Patrick J. Hanly, MD, FRCPC, MRCPI, D, ABSM
Professor
Medicine
University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine
Calgary, Alberta

Medical Director
Sleep Centre
Foothills Medical Centre
Calgary, Alberta
Chapter 57: Sleep in the Ventilator-Supported Patient

John E. Heffner, MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon

Garnjobst Chair
Department of Medicine
Providence Portland Medical Center
Portland, Oregon
Chapter 40: Care of the Mechanically Ventilated Patient with a Tracheotomy

Holger Herff, MD
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Innsbruck Medical University
Innsbruck, Austria
Chapter 26: Mechanical Ventilation during Resuscitation

Margaret Sutherland Herridge, MSc, MD, FRCPC, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Attending Staff Critical Care and Respiratory Medicine
Department of Medicine
University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Chapter 68: Long-Term Outcomes after Mechanical Ventilation

Nicholas S. Hill, MD
Professor
Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachussetts

Chief
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Tufts Medical Center
Boston, Massachussetts
Chapter 17: Noninvasive Respiratory Aids: Rocking Bed, Pneumobelt, and Glossopharyngeal Breathing
Chapter 18: Noninvasive Positive-Pressure Ventilation

Jeannette D. Hoit, PhD, CCC-SLP
Professor
Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Chapter 56: Ventilator-Supported Speech

Steven R. Holets, RRT
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Department of Respiratory Care
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Chapter 5: Setting the Ventilator

David L. Hotchkin, MD, MSc
Chief Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Internal Medicine Residency Program
Providence Portland Medical Center
Portland, Oregon

Attending Physician
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
The Oregon Clinic
Portland, Oregon
Chapter 40: Care of the Mechanically Ventilated Patient with a Tracheotomy

Rolf D. Hubmayr, MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Chapter 5: Setting the Ventilator

Aaron M. Joffe, DO
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, Washington

Division Head of Otolaryngology, Oral and Maxillofacial Anesthsia Services
University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, Washington
Chapter 38: Airway Management

Jay A. Johannigman, MD
Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Cincinnati COM
Cincinnati, Ohio

Division Chief
Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery
University Hospital
Cincinnati, Ohio
Chapter 27: Transport of the Ventilator-Supported Patient

Amal Jubran, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Edward Hines Jr., Veterans Affairs Hospital and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Hines, Illinois
Chapter 48: Monitoring during Mechanical Ventilation
Chapter 53: Fighting the Ventilator
Chapter 58: Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation

Brian P. Kavanagh, MB, FRCPC, FFARCSI (hon)
Professor & Chair
Department of Anesthesia
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Staff Physician
Department of Critical Care Medicine
Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Canada
Chapter 14: Permissive Hypercapnia

John P. Kress, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Chapter 50: Pain Control, Sedation, and Neuromuscular Blockade

John G. Laffey, MD, MA, FCARCSI
Professor
Department of Anesthesia
University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Anesthetist-in-Chief
Department of Anestheisa
St Michael's Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Chapter 14: Permissive Hypercapnia

Franco Laghi, MD
Professor
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Hines, Illinois
Chapter 4: Indications for Mechanical Ventilation
Chapter 31: Mechanical Ventilation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Chapter 53: Fighting the Ventilator
Chapter 59: Extubation

James W. Leatherman, MD
Professor
Medicine
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Director, Medical ICU
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Hennepin County Medical
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Chapter 30: Mechanical Ventilation for Severe Asthma

Francois Lellouche, MD, PhD
Associante Professor
Medicine
Laval University
Québec, Québec

Critical Care Physician
Cardiac Surgery ICU
Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Québec
Québec, Québec
Chapter 8: Pressure-Support Ventilation

Klaus Lewandowski, MD
Professor of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine
Klinik für Anästhesiologie, Intensivmedizin und Schmerztherapie
Elisabeth-Krankenhaus Essen
Essen, Germany
Chapter 61: Nitric Oxide as an Adjunct

James F. Lewis, MD, FRCP
Professor of Medicine and Physiology
Medicine
Western University
London, Ontario, Canada
Chapter 60: Surfactant

Gianluigi Li Bassi, MD
Attending Physician
Respiratory Intensive Care Unit
Hospital Clinic
Barcelona, Spain

Senior Researcher
Department of Pneumology
Institut d'investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer
Barcelona, Spain
Chapter 52: Airway Secretions and Suctioning

Robert F. Lodato, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
The University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, Texas
Chapter 45: Oxygen Toxicity

Qin Lu, MD
Multidisciplinary Intensive Care Unit Pierre Viars
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
La Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital
Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris
Université Pierre et Marie Curie
Paris, France
Chapter 47: Sinus Infections in the Ventilated Patient
Chapter 64: Inhaled Antibiotic Therapy

Umberto Lucangelo, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Perioperative Medicine, Intensive Care and Emergency
University of Trieste School of Medicine
Trieste, Italy
Chapter 22: Transtracheal Gas Insufflation, Transtracheal Oxygen Therapy, Emergency Transtracheal Ventilation

Andrew M. Luks, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
Chapter 44: Barotrauma and Bronchopleural Fistula

Charles-Edouard Luyt, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Medical Intensive Care Unit
Université Paris 6-Pierre et Marie Curie
Paris, France

Attending Physician
Medical Intensive Care Unit
Groupe Hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière, APHP
Paris, France
Chapter 46: Pneumonia in the Ventilator-Dependent Patient

Neil MacIntyre, MD
Professor
Medicine
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina
Chapter 15: Feedback Enhancements on Conventional Ventilator Breaths

Salvatore Maurizio Maggiore, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care
Policlinico Agostino Gemelli, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Rome, Italy
Chapter 10: Positive End-Expiratory Pressure

Jordi Mancebo, MD
Director
Medicina Intensiva
Hospital de Sant Pau
Barcelona, Spain

Associate Professor
Medicine
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
Chapter 6: Assist-Control Ventilation

John J. Marini, MD
Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary & Critical Care
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota

Director of Physiologic & Translational Research
Dept. of Medicine
Regions Hospital
St. Paul, Minnesota
Chapter 9: Pressure-Controlled and Inverse-Ratio Ventilation
Chapter 29: Mechanical Ventilation in the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Daniele Mascheroni, MD
Dipartimento di Anestesia, Rianimazione e Terapia del Dolore
FONDAZIONE IRCCS CA' GRANDA, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico
Milano, Italy
Chapter 49: Prone Positioning in Acute Respiratory Failure

Phillip E. Mason, MD
Staff Physician
Department of Emergency Medicine
San Antonio Military Medical Center
San Antonio, Texas
Chapter 27: Transport of the Ventilator-Supported Patient

Eduardo Mireles-Cabodevila, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
University of Arkasnas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arizona

Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit
University of Arkasnas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arizona
Chapter 3: Basic Principles of Ventilator Design

Avi Nahum, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Staff Physician
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Regions Hospital
St. Paul, Minnesota
Chapter 22: Transtracheal Gas Insufflation, Transtracheal Oxygen Therapy, Emergency Transtracheal Ventilation

Stefano Nava, MD
Chief
Respiratory and Critical Care
Sant' Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna
Bologna, Italy
Chapter 33: Chronic Ventilator Facilities

Paolo Navalesi, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Translational Medine
Università del Piemonte Orientale “A. Avogadro”
Novara, Italy

Head
Anesthesia and Intensive Care
Ospedale Sant'Andrea
Vercelli, Italy
Chapter 10: Positive End-Expiratory Pressure

Paolo Pelosi, MD
Full Professor in Anesthesiology
Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics
University of Genoa
Genoa, Italy
Chapter 24: Mechanical Ventilation during General Anesthesia
Chapter 49: Prone Positioning in Acute Respiratory Failure

Antonio Pesenti, MD
Professor
Department of Experimental Medicine
University of Milan Bicocca
Milan, Italy

Chief
Department of Emergency
San Gerardo Hospital
Monza, Italy
Chapter 21: Extracorporeal Carbon Dioxide Removal

David J. Pierson, MD
Professor Emeritus
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington
Chapter 44: Barotrauma and Bronchopleural Fistula

Michael R. Pinsky, MD, Dr hc, FCCP, MCCM
Professor
Department of Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Philadelphia

Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
Department of Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Philadelphia
Chapter 36: Effect of Mechanical Ventilation on Heart–Lung Interactions

Karin A. Provost, DO, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Buffalo, New York
Chapter 41: Complications Associated with Mechanical Ventilation

Valeria Puntorieri, MD
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada
Chapter 60: Surfactant

Christian Putensen, MD
Professor
Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
University Hospital Bonn
Bonn, Germany

Head of Intensive Care Medicine
Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
University Hospital Bonn
Bonn, Germany
Chapter 11: Airway Pressure Release Ventilation

Jean-Damien Ricard, MD, PhD
Professor
Service de Réanimation Médico-chirurgicale
Assistance Publique—Hôpitaux de Paris, Hopital Louis Mourier
Colombes, France

Researcher
UMR-S INSERM U722
Université Paris Diderot
Paris, France
Chapter 42: Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury
Chapter 51: Humidification

Peter C. Rimensberger, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Intensive Care Medicine
Service of Neonatogy and Pediatric Intensive Care, Department of Pediatrics
University Hospital of Geneva
Geneva, Switzerland
Director
Chapter 23: Mechanical Ventilation in the Neonatal and Pediatric Setting

Roberto Rodriguez-Roisin, MD, PhD
Full Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Universitat de Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

Senior Consultant Physician
Institute of Thorax-Servei de Pneumologia
Hospital Clínic
Barcelona, Spain
Chapter 37: Effect of Mechanical Ventilation on Gas Exchange

Jean-Jacques Rouby, MD, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Department of Anesthesiology
Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 06
Paris, France
Chapter 47: Sinus Infections in the Ventilated Patient
Chapter 64: Inhaled Antibiotic Therapy

Catherine S. Sassoon, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of California School of Medicine
Irvine, California

Staff Physician
Department of Medicine
VA Long Beach Healthcare System
Long Beach, California
Chapter 7: Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation

Georges Saumon, MD
Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale
Faculté Xavier Bichat
Paris, France
Chapter 42: Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury

Thomas Similowski, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
GH Pitié-Salpêtrière
Paris, France
Chapter 55: Addressing Respiratory Discomfort in the Ventilated Patient

Christer Sinderby, MD
Staff Scientist
Critical Care
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of the Keenan Research Center at St-Michael's Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

University of Toronto, Department of Medicine
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Chapter 13: Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist

Yoanna Skrobik, MD FRCP(C)
Professor
Department of Medicine
Université de Montréal
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Lise and Jean Saine Critical Care Chair
Critical Care Division
Hopital Maisonneuve Rosemont
Montréal, Québec, Canada
Chapter 54: Psychological Problems in the Ventilated Patient

John L. Stauffer, MD
Senior Director
Clinical Development
FibroGen, Inc.
San Francisco, California

Physician/Consultant
Medical Service
Department of Veterans Affairs
Palo Alto Health Care System
Palo Alto, California
Chapter 39: Complications of Translaryngeal Intubation

Paolo Taccone, MD
Attending Physician
Dipartimento di Anestesia, Rianimazione (Intensiva e Subintensiva) e Terapia del Dolore
Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda—Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico
Milan, Italy
Chapter 49: Prone Positioning in Acute Respiratory Failure

Martin J. Tobin, MD
Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology
Edward Hines, Jr., Veterans Administration Hospital and Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Editor emeritus, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Chicago, Illinois
Chapter 4: Indications for Mechanical Ventilation
Chapter 48: Monitoring during Mechanical Ventilation
Chapter 53: Fighting the Ventilator
Chapter 58: Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation
Chapter 59: Extubation

David V. Tuxen, MBBS, FRACP, DipDHM, MD, CICM
Adjunct Professor
Department of Intensive Care
The Alfred Hospital
Melbourne, Australia

Senior Intensivist
Chapter 25: Independent Lung Ventilation

Franco Valenza, MD
Assistant Professor
Dipartimento di Anestesia, Rianimazione e Scienze Dermatologiche
Università degli Studi di Milano
Milano, Italy

Dipartimento di Anestesia e Rianimazione
Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda—Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico
Milano, Italy
Chapter 49: Prone Positioning in Acute Respiratory Failure

Theodoros Vassilakopoulos, MD
Associate Professor
1st Department of Critical Care and Pulmonary Services
University of Athens Medical School
Athens, Greece

Physician in Chief
Pulmonary Division/Critical Care Department
Evangelismos Hospital
Athens, Greece
Chapter 43: Ventilator-Induced Diaphragmatic Dysfunction

Michele Vitacca, MD
Rehabilitative Respiratory Division—Weaning Unit
Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, IRCCS
Lumezzane, Brescia, Italy
Chapter 33: Chronic Ventilator Facilities

Volker Wenzel, MD, MSc, FERC
Associate Professor and Vice Chairman
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Innsbruck Medical University
Innsbruck, Austria
Chapter 26: Mechanical Ventilation during Resuscitation

Michael E. Wilson, MD
Instructor
Department of Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Chapter 66: The Ethics of Withholding and Withdrawing Mechanical Ventilation

Wolfram Windisch, MD
Department of Pneumology
University Hospital Freiburg
Freiburg, Germany
Chapter 28: Home Mechanical Ventilation

Magdy Younes, MD, FRCP(C), PhD
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Internal Medicine
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Research Professor
Department of Medicine
University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Chapter 12: Proportional-Assist Ventilation

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