Tag Archives: Ventilator

CSRT Conference : Quebec City June 9-12, 2011
Education/Studies

CSRT Conference : Quebec City June 9-12, 2011

CSRT Conference: Quebec City June 9-12, 2011   Lung Expansion and Airway Clearance (MetaNeb system) Clinical Use of Transpulmonary Pressures …Read the Rest

Educational Overview on Mechanical Ventilation
Education/Studies

Educational Overview on Mechanical Ventilation

The Drinker and Shaw tank-type ventilator of 1929 was one of the first negative-pressure machines widely used for mechanical ventilation. …Read the Rest

Physiologic Response of Ventilator-dependent Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease to Proportional Assist Ventilation and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Strategies

Physiologic Response of Ventilator-dependent Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease to Proportional Assist Ventilation and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

Physiologic Response of Ventilator-dependent Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease to Proportional Assist Ventilation and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure The …Read the Rest

Esophageal Pressure Monitoring in Ventilation
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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

Updates Status Asthmaticus protocol
All Diseases

Updates Status Asthmaticus protocol

1.1 To ensure ventilation and management of a status asthmaticus patient is initiated and maintained according to standard. Definitions: Permissive …Read the Rest

Ventilator Weaning Protocol
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Ventilator Weaning Protocol

With thanks to the Regional Hospital, Seattle Washington, Burnaby Weaning Unit Click to enlarge image for protocol

Proportional assist ventilation: methodology and therapeutics on COPD patients compared with pressure support ventilation
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Proportional assist ventilation: methodology and therapeutics on COPD patients compared with pressure support ventilation

Conclusions PAV is a feasible method for supporting ventilator-dependent patients and was well tolerated. It can improve the breathing pattern …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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