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.
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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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