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How I Set a Ventilator

  • Stefano Nava
  • Francesco Fanfulla
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Abstract

Setting a ventilator is only apparently easy and requires some notions of respiratory physiology, because the setting of some parameters can directly influence others.

Keywords

Tidal Volume Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Pressure Support Inspiratory Pressure Pressure Support Ventilation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Respiratory and Critical Care UnitAO Sant’ Orsola Malpighi HospitalBolognaItaly
  2. 2.Sleep Medicine UnitFondazione Salvatore Maugeri Division PneumologicaPaviaItaly

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