Karen J Bosma, MD, FRCPC Critical Care Medicine and Respirology


• PAV(set properly)makes central apneas rare, ensures good patient-ventilator synchrony, may make life easier for the RT, and appears to improve sleep

– Let the patient drive the ventilator

• Controlled mechanical ventilation eliminates central apneas, obviates the need for synchronization, and also appears to improve sleep

Interesting article regarding sleep, synchrony with mechanical ventilation and weaning.


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