Tag Ventilator
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Selective Lung Ventilation

Selective Lung Ventilation involves the isolation of one lung from the other allowing independent ventilation. Usually performed with a double lumen tube (DLT); alternatives are the use of a univent tube or an endobronchial blocker
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Auto Triggering of the Ventilator

OVERVIEW Auto-triggering of the ventilator is inappropriate triggering of ventilation when the patient is not attempting to initiate a breath a type of ventilator-patient dyssynchrony inspiratory triggers have been made more and more sensitive -> minimised extra-work CAUSES Flow distortions…
John H. Blease (1906 – 1985) 340

John Blease

Biography Born 1906, Moreton, Wirral UK Butcher assistant, clock repairer, tractor mechanic and finally set up car maintenance garage with his younger brother 1985 – Honorary Member of Liverpool Society of Anaesthetists Died 1985 Medical Eponyms Alfo-Blease anaesthetic machine Blease…