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Monitoring and Assessment of the Pulmonary Function in Ventilated Infants and Children

  • Y. Sivan
  • Chr. J. L. Newth
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Part of the Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (UICM, volume 25)

Abstract

Respiratory monitoring is standard of care of ventilated children with respiratory failure. This by itself may be an indication for admission to a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) equipped with modern technology since continuous monitoring has the potential for alerting the clinician for sudden deteriorations and thus allow for timely intervention.

Keywords

Lung Volume Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Functional Residual Capacity Total Lung Capacity Single Compartment Model 
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  • Chr. J. L. Newth

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