end-expiratory pressure


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end-expiratory pressure

The pressure in the lungs when exhalation is complete.
See also: pressure
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Positive end-expiratory pressure setting in adults with acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome: a randomized controlled trial.
Table 7 Positive end-expiratory pressure Galileo Raphael Compliance 3 ml 10 ml 3 ml 10 ml RR 10 PEEP 20 20.
Maggiore SM, Jonson B, Richard J-C, Jaber S, Lemaire F, Brochard L (2001) Alveolar derecruitment at decremental positive end-expiratory pressure levels in acute lung injury.
4 ETT=endotracheal tube, PEEP=positive end-expiratory pressure, APACHE=Acute Physiological and Chronic Health Evaluation.
PEEP=positive end-expiratory pressure, PAW=peak airway pressure, BMI=body mass index, Vt=tidal volume.
The obstructive respiratory pattern on physical findings and auto-positive end-expiratory pressure in the flow pattern suggested peripheral airway obstruction.
Their method involved positive pressure ventilation with a bellows and expiration, via a series of flap valves, into a jar of water which provided positive end-expiratory pressure to keep the lungs inflated.
PDT was performed by Ciaglia's method and patients were excluded from the study if they had an unstable cervical spine, gross thyroid swelling, prothrombin time >20 seconds or positive end-expiratory pressure greater than 5 cm[H.
Low tidal volume ventilation, permissive hypercapnia and high positive end-expiratory pressure have been suggested as ways to reduce ventilator-associated lung injury during mechanical ventilation (2).
After correction of hypotension, the addition of positive end-expiratory pressure was instituted to assist lung re-expansion and impede further intrapleural gas collection (12,22).
The Laerdal Ambu valves, used for the patient connection on both the DPA01 and Glostavent systems, were each fitted with a standard Ambu positive end-expiratory pressure diverter.