The team at Medmastery are providing LITFL readers with a series of FOAMed courses from across their website.
Today we explore the Mechanical Ventilation Essentials course with a video explaining why volume control is the preferred initial type of ventilation Assist control (AC) and synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation (SIMV) modes
- Course: Mechanical Ventilation Essentials
- AC/SIMV modes
- Volume vs Pressure Control
- Alveolar disease
- Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
- Workshop: Mechanical Ventilation Essentials
Medmastery courses and workshops are fully CME accredited providing US (AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM) and European (ECMECs) CME credits. Members can download their CME certificates upon successful completion of activities. Register now for a free trial and check it out!