mandatory minute ventilation


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mandatory minute ventilation

mechanical ventilation in which the ventilator is configured to ensure a certain minute volume, but only if needed.

mandatory minute ventilation

Ventilatory support that provides mechanical breaths when the patient's spontaneous breathing does not achieve the preset mechanical ventilatory rate.
See also: ventilation
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