Tag dyssynchrony
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Patient-Ventilator Dyssynchrony

OVERVIEWPatient-Ventilator Dyssynchrony occurs when the patient’s demands are not met by the ventilator, resulting from problems with: timing of inspiration adequate inspiratory flow for demand timing of the switch to expiration duration of inspiration VENTILATION STRATEGIES Total Ventilator-controlled Mechanical Support:…

Pulmonary Puzzler 340

Alarmingly high pressures

A mechanically ventilated patient has high peak inspiratory pressures. You need to silence that incessant the alarm... What are you going to do?