PEEP Archives - Critical Care Practitioner

CCP Podcast 034: Mechanical Ventilation…Types of breath.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSTweet http://traffic.libsyn.com/criticalcarepractitioner/CCP_034.mp3 In this podcast I carry on my conversation with Ollie Poole (@respreview) about some of the issues with mechanical ventilation. We talk about the different types of breath and why we use them. This then helps us identify some of the very confusing […]

High-Frequency Oscillation in Early Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Tweet In conclusion, in adults with moderate-to-severe ARDS, the early application of HFOV targeting lung recruitment — as compared with a ventilation strategy that uses low tidal volume and high PEEP and that permits HFOV only in cases of refractory hypoxemia — does not reduce mortality and may be harmful…link here