Key messages

• High-frequency ventilation has been use in adult critical care for over 20 years.

• Early devices provided limited ventilatory capacity, particularly in patients with poor pulmonary compliance, and produced indifferent results.

• Ventilatory performance, monitoring and associated safety are greatly enhanced in the new generation of high-frequency ventilation devices.

• Specific indications include airway trauma and persistent pulmonary air leaks (where a low pressure philosophy is applied) and acute respiratory distress syndrome (where a higher pressure approach with attention to lung volume maintenance is employed).

Healthy Fat Loss For A Longer Life

Healthy Fat Loss For A Longer Life

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