Care of Patient Following Lung Transplantation

Care of Patient Following Lung Transplantation is a topic covered in the Pocket ICU Management.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Anesthesia Central is an all-in-one web and mobile solution for treating patients before, during, and after surgery. This collection of drug, procedures and test information is derived from Davis’s Drug, MGH Clinical Anesthesia Procedures, Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests, and MEDLINE Journals. Explore these free sample topics:

Anesthesia Central

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --

First Things First (assess & treat for the following)

  • Airway
    • Single- vs. double-lumen ETT
    • Double-lumen tube (DLT) usually changed to single-lumen one at end of case
    • IF DLT remains, there may be concern for airway edema.
  • Breathing
    • Minimize FiO2, PEEP to keep SaO2 >92%.
  • Circulation
    • Transplanted lungs are prone to edema.
    • Often support with vasoactive drugs is needed.

-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or purchase a subscription --

Last updated: April 13, 2010

Citation

* When formatting your citation, note that all book, journal, and database titles should be italicized* Article titles in AMA citation format should be in sentence-case
TY - ELEC T1 - Care of Patient Following Lung Transplantation ID - 534192 Y1 - 2010/04/13/ BT - Pocket ICU Management UR - https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534192/all/Care_of_Patient_Following_Lung_Transplantation PB - PocketMedicine.com, Inc DB - Anesthesia Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -