Tag: Obstructive Physiology

Simplifying Mechanical Ventilation – Part 4: Obstructive Physiology

Obstructive Physiology:¬†Setting up the ventilator for a patient with severe obstructive physiology like asthma or COPD is almost a completely opposite strategy compared to the patient with severe metabolic acidosis. They both have problems with ventilation (removal of carbon dioxide), …

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Thoracic and Respiratory