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CCC Critical Care compendium 340

High airway and alveolar pressures

High airway pressures are important because they may have adverse effects on the patient; indicate a deterioration of the patient’s condition; indicate an equipment problem that needs to be addressed
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Pressure versus Time Graph

OVERVIEW Pressure versus Time Graph. Information obtained peak inspiratory pressure plateau pressure compliance = gradient between PIP and Pplat (small = decreased) type of ventilation (volume vs pressure controlled) get a sense of flow rate CPAP level = pressure at…