Tag: Lung Protective Mechanical Ventilation

Impact of Emergency Department Crowding on Lung Protective Ventilation

Background Information: Obtaining definitive control of the airway, when indicated, is the responsibility of the emergency medicine physician. Traditionally patients were managed on the ventilator with lung volumes of 10 – 15 ml/kg. However, that practice is long-outdated and patients …

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ResuscitationThoracic and Respiratory

REBEL Crit Cast Ep 4.0: Lung Protective Mechanical Ventilation

Goals of lung protective mechanical ventilation: Minimizing harm during mechanical ventilation with a lung-protective strategy with: Low tidal volume (TV) Limit plateau pressure to <30mmHg Optimal positive end expiratory pressure (PEEP) set to decrease driving pressure

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Thoracic and Respiratory