The Physiology of Mechanical Ventilation
The aim of this chapter is to try to describe, briefly and simply, the basics of how a ventilator works and provide some notions on the interaction between the ventilator and the patient.
KeywordsMechanical Ventilation Positive Pressure Ventilation Elastic Recoil Transpulmonary Pressure Pleural Pressure
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