Basic Modes of Ventilation
Each mode of ventilation is defined by its phase variable components: trigger, target, and cycle. These phase variables are explained in detail in Chap. 2. The three basic modes of ventilation include volume-controlled ventilation (VCV), pressure-controlled ventilation (PCV), and pressure support ventilation (PSV).
KeywordsVolume-controlled ventilation (VCV) Pressure-controlled ventilation (PCV) Pressure support ventilation (PSV)
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