protective ventilation


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protective ventilation

A type of mechanical ventilation in which tidal volumes are set to avoid overstretching the alveoli, and pressures at the end of an inhaled breath are set to avoid alveolar collapse.
See also: ventilation
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The ALIEN study: incidence and outcome of acute respiratory distress syndrome in the era of lung protective ventilation.
Ventilation practices in subarachnoid hemorrhage: A cohort study exploring the use of lung protective ventilation.
A protective ventilation (PV) strategy consists of a small tidal volume ([V.
Contract award: design and engineering of protective ventilation system, auxiliary control room and technical support center.
The main aim of the study was to determine if 'clinical' adjustment of ventilator settings actually delivered Vt between 6 and 8 ml/kg, reflecting this intensive care unit's policy of low volume protective ventilation.
Numerous interventions are designed to prevent harm from mechanical ventilation, such as implementing lung protective ventilation strategies on day one, transitioning to a spontaneous breathing trial as soon as possible, etc.
Contract notice: Radiation-shielded protective ventilation.