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Static and Dynamic Pressure — Volume Curves

  • G. Servillo
  • M. Coppola
  • R. Tufano
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Abstract

The pressure volume (P/V) curve of the respiratory system has been used for many years to describe the mechanical characteristics of the lungs in the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) [1–3] and more recently as a guide to modify the ventilatory settings at the bedside and limit lung damage related to mechanical ventilation [4–8].

Keywords

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Acute Respiratory Failure Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Patient Alveolar Recruitment 
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  • G. Servillo
  • M. Coppola
  • R. Tufano

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