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Simplifying Mechanical Ventilation – Part 6 – Choosing Your Initial Settings

Choosing Your Initial Settings: I hope you now see what physiologies to consider when setting up the ventilator and your goals for each. If your patient doesn’t fit into one of these three categories, then I set up my ventilator as …

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Thoracic and Respiratory

Simplifying Mechanical Ventilation – Part 5: Refractory Hypoxemia & APRV

Refractory Hypoxemia: Now maybe you have intubated a patient secondary to hypoxemic respiratory failure who is at high risk for the development of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). These patients, and really all patients, with exception of severe obstructive disease, I …

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Thoracic and Respiratory

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