Application of “Single Breath — Volumetric Capnography” Analysis in Open Lung Strategy

Description of a Monitoring Tool
  • T. Tabor
Conference paper


Open lung strategies — what they are, how to use them, and why they are important — have been discussed in great detail in recent years. These strategies propose we focus on sparing lung tissue from the damaging effects of positive pressure ventilation. In doing so we hope to reduce the time of ventilation and also the associated risks.


Monitoring Tool Single Breath Lung Recruitment Alveolar Volume Airway Flow 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Tabor
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  1. 1.Advisor to Florida Community CollegeRespiratory Physiology ProgrammeJacksonvilleUSA

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