Tag Patient-Ventilator Dyssynchrony
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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:…