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Optimal PEEP Guided by Esophageal Balloon Manometry
Research/Studies/Education

Optimal PEEP Guided by Esophageal Balloon Manometry

Tom Piraino RRT and Deborah J Cook MD A key limitation of mechanical ventilators is that they do not measure …Read the Rest

Mechanical Ventilation Guided by Esophageal Pressure in Acute Lung Injury
Strategies

Mechanical Ventilation Guided by Esophageal Pressure in Acute Lung Injury

Ray RitzBA RRT FAARC Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston MA Pleural Pressure Measurement Hypothesis • Depending on the chest …Read the Rest

Advanced Mechanical Ventilation (powerpoint)
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Advanced Mechanical Ventilation (powerpoint)

: Mechanical ventilation expands the lungs and chest wall by pressurizing the airway during inflation. The stretched lungs and chest …Read the Rest

Esophageal Pressure Monitoring in Ventilation
News

Esophageal Pressure Monitoring in Ventilation

The routine management of mechanical ventilation in the ICU includes monitoring of peak airway pressures, plateau pressures and determining airway …Read the Rest

What Is Pleurisy? What Causes Pleurisy?
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What Is Pleurisy? What Causes Pleurisy?

Pleurisy, also known as pleuritis, is a condition that results from the swelling of the linings of the lungs and …Read the Rest

Pneumothorax and Chest Tube Refresher
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Pneumothorax and Chest Tube Refresher

Pneumothorax • Definition Air accumulation in the pleural space with secondary lung collapse • Sources –Visceral pleura –Ruptured esophagus –Chest …Read the Rest

NAVA – A New Generation in Respiratory Therapy
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NAVA – A New Generation in Respiratory Therapy

….Respiratory support should only be delivered when the patient wants it. Traditionally, it has been a matter of supplying a …Read the Rest

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