Understanding acronyms and how they describe modes is essential when managing a mechanically ventilated patient.
The Ambu Bag has come to define the self-inflating manual resuscitation device that is part of the standard kit carried by first responders.
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?
COVID-19 has called attention to the dangers of ventilator circuit disconnects.
This study identifies a clear need for evolving the manual resuscitator in order to ensure every provider can consistently deliver effective care.