Clinical usefulness of inverse ratio ventilation

Patients are not comfortable during inverse ratio ventilation as it is not a physiological pattern. In consequence, patients ventilated in this particular mode usually require heavy sedation and sometimes muscle paralysis.

Many recent studies have compared the short-term effects of inverse ratio ventilation (commonly used in pressure-controlled modes) on gas exchange, lung mechanics, and hemodynamics in patients with acute lung injury with those obtained when conventional volume-controlled ventilation is used. When maintaining the same total PEEP and minute ventilation for both modes, these studies did not find major differences in either arterial oxygenation or hemodynamics ( Lessard.ef a/.. 1994). Additionally, the static lung mechanics remained unchanged.

Healthy Fat Loss For A Longer Life

Healthy Fat Loss For A Longer Life

What will this book do for me? A growing number of books for laymen on the subject of health have appeared in the past decade. Never before has there been such widespread popular interest in medical science. Learn more within this guide today and download your copy now.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment