Understanding acronyms and how they describe modes is essential when managing a mechanically ventilated patient.
Respiratory Syncytial Virus symptoms are usually mild and will often resemble a common cold in adults and healthy children.
How do you best determine an initial ventilator mode? Is the patient on the most appropriate mode at the present time? How many modes are available on a specific ventilator?
Learn about how serious complications can occur from improper pressure when sealing an airway cuff in the trachea.
COVID-19 has called attention to the dangers of ventilator circuit disconnects.
Asthma is a serious life-threating condition that can present benignly one minute and turn into respiratory failure in a heartbeat.
Many factors go into the equation for deciding between CPAP and BiPAP for a patient.
Understanding the complicated disease of Cystic Fibrosis will help you provide better initial care and assessment.
Typically, patients with emphysema have good lung compliance but exhibit poor lung elastance.
Why the early application of high-flow nasal cannula in the appropriate patient population is an ideal way to meet the patient’s inspiratory flow demand.