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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 main finding of the current study was that lung protective ventilation had no advantage in preserving the perioperative core temperature compared to conventional ventilation.
(a) Low (magnification 200x, scale bar = 40 [micro]m) power views of the lungs of spontaneous ventilation, protective ventilation, and injurious ventilation in the TLR4 WT mice and the TLR4 KO mice, respectively.
In this study the authors found a reduction in plateau pressure and mortality in patients ventilated with high PEEP in a contest of protective ventilation [38].
There is now sufficient evidence to suggest the benefit of protective ventilation for short term management of patients receiving general anesthesia.
The UK National Institute for Health Research has funded the 1120-patient study entitled "pRotective vEntilation with veno-venouS lung assisT in respiratory failure - The REST Trial" with GBP 2.1m.
Regarding protective ventilation, it has been shown to reduce mortality in this disease.
Lung protective ventilation limiting tidal volumes and airway pressures were proven to reduce mortality in patients with acute severe respiratory failure.
Lung protective ventilation during the course of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) uses a tidal volume (TV) of 6 mL/kg of predicted body weight [1].
What are the key elements of a lung protective ventilation strategy targeted to the specific aspect of propagation prevention?