Learn about the types of ventilator settings, including the basic and initial settings for breathing support during mechanical ventilation.
97+ Mechanical Ventilation Facts and Statistics (2023)
Discover facts and statistics about mechanical ventilation and its role in treating respiratory failure to improve patient care.
Life2000 Ventilator: Features and Clinical Applications
Discover the Life2000 Ventilator, a portable solution for respiratory support, ideal for patients seeking to maintain an active lifestyle.
Auto-PEEP: Complication of Mechanical Ventilation (2023)
Learn about auto-PEEP, a mechanical ventilation complication; including its causes, adverse effects, and strategies to correct it.
Drugs Used in Mechanical Ventilation: An Overview (2023)
Discover the essential drugs used in mechanical ventilation, including sedatives, analgesics, and paralytics.
What is a Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury (VILI)?
Ventilator-induced lung injury (VILI) is an acute injury to the lungs that occurs while a patient is receiving mechanical ventilation.
Ventilator Troubleshooting: Overview and Practice Questions
Ventilator troubleshooting is the process of identifying and solving a problem that occurs in the patient-ventilator connection.
Ventilator Waveforms and Graphics Made EASY (Overview)
Ventilators have an interface that displays waveforms and graphics on a monitor, which provides a display of the patient’s status.
Ventilator Alarms: Types and Troubleshooting Interventions
Ventilator alarms are essential during mechanical ventilation. This guide explains the troubleshooting interventions for each type.
Ventilator Modes Made Easy: Mechanical Ventilation (2023)
A ventilator mode is a specific setting in mechanical ventilation that determines the characteristics of support delivered to the patient.
What is Plateau Pressure? An Overview (2023)
Plateau pressure is measured during mechanical ventilation by applying an inspiratory hold at end-inspiration for 0.5–2.0 seconds.
Mechanical Ventilation Made Easy: Ventilator Basics (2023)
Mechanical Ventilation Made Easy – This guide covers the ventilator basics, modes, types, settings, indications, benefits, and more.
Mechanical Ventilation Final Exam (Practice Questions)
This guide has practice questions designed to help respiratory therapy students pass their mechanical ventilation final exam.
How to Wean a CABG Patient (Coronary Artery Bypass Graft)
Weaning a CABG patient (coronary artery bypass graft) from a mechanical ventilator can be a daunting task. This article breaks down how.
Ventilator Initiation: Overview and Practice Questions
Ventilator initiation involves understanding the goals and indications while selecting the appropriate initial ventilator settings.
Noninvasive Ventilation: Overview and Practice Questions
Noninvasive ventilation is a type of positive pressure ventilation that does not require an artificial airway, such as BiPAP and CPAP.
Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP) Practice Questions
Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is a type of pneumonia that develops 48 hours after a patient has been placed on the ventilator.
Principles of Mechanical Ventilation (Explained)
The principles of mechanical ventilation include ventilation, oxygenation, respiration, lung compliance, airway resistance, and more.
Neonatal Mechanical Ventilation (Practice Questions)
Neonatal mechanical ventilation refers to the process of providing ventilatory support for infants, which is slightly different than adults.
Ventilator Weaning: Overview and Practice Questions
Ventilator weaning is the process of removing a patient from the mechanical ventilator so that they can breathe without ventilatory support.