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Trigger performance of mid-level ICU mechanical ventilators during assisted ventilation: a bench study
Objective: To compare the triggering performance of mid-level ICU mechanical ventilators with a standard ICU mechanical ventilator. Design: Experimental bench study. Setting: The respiratory care laboratory of a ...
Comparison of 3 modes of automated weaning from mechanical ventilation: A bench study
(W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INCPHILADELPHIA, 2012)
Purpose: Automated weaning modes are available in some mechanical ventilators, but no studies compared them hitherto. We compared the performance of 3 automated modes under standard and challenging situations. Methods: We ...
Ventilator-induced lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome: a basic science review
Acute respiratory distress syndrome is the most severe manifestation of acute lung injury and it is associated with high mortality rate. Despite better understanding of ARDS pathophysiology, its mechanism is still unclear. ...
How is mechanical ventilation employed in a pediatric intensive care unit in Brazil?
(Faculdade de Medicina / USP, 2009)
OBJECTIVE: to investigate the relationship between mechanical ventilation and mortality and the practice of mechanical ventilation applied in children admitted to a high-complexity pediatric intensive care unit in the city ...
Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Failure Patients: A Respiratory Therapist Perspective
(Bentham Science Publishers, 2015)
Physiotherapist in Chile and Respiratory Therapist worldwide are the professionals who are experts in respiratory care, in mechanical ventilation (MV), pathophysiology and connection and disconnection criteria. They should ...
Effects of different mechanical ventilation strategies on the mucociliary system
To evaluate the effects of different mechanical ventilation (MV) strategies on the mucociliary system. Experimental study. Twenty-seven male New Zealand rabbits. After anesthesia, animals were tracheotomized and ventilated ...
Weaning From Mechanical Ventilation in Paediatrics. State of the Art
(Sociedad Española de Patología Respiratoria, 2014)
Weaning from mechanical ventilation is one of the greatest volume and strength issues in evidence-based medicine in critically ill adults. In these patients, weaning protocols and daily interruption of sedation have been ...
Comparison between noninvasive mechanical ventilation and standard oxygen therapy in children up to 3 years old with respiratory failure after extubation: a pilot prospective randomized clinical study
(Lippincott Williams &wilkins, 2015-02-01)
Objectives: The effectiveness of noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation in preventing reintubation due to respiratory failure in children remains uncertain. A pilot study was designed to evaluate the frequency of ...
Noninvasive Ventilation in a Pregnant Patient With Respiratory Failure From All-Trans-Retinoic-Acid (ATRA) Syndrome
(Daedalus Enterprises IncIrvingEUA, 2009)