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Two simple assemblies for the application of intermittent mandatory ventilation with positive end expiratory pressure

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Abstract

Two cheap disposable systems for delivering intermittent mandatory ventilation with positive end expiratory pressure (IMV-PEEP) with high voluntary inspiratory gas flow are described. These designs can be used in ventilators with either an internal or an external PEEP valve.

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Bruining, H.A. Two simple assemblies for the application of intermittent mandatory ventilation with positive end expiratory pressure. Intensive Care Med 10, 33–35 (1984). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00258066

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Key words

  • IMV-PEEP
  • Mechanical ventilation