New Pressure Modes: The Good, Bad and the Ugly
Learning ObjectivesAt the completion of this program, you will be able to:
- Identify how traditional volume mode parameter definitions (e.g., assist control and synchronized mandatory ventilation) are used in the application of selected pressure modes.
- Describe the traditional and new pressure modes of ventilation, including mode characteristics and how best to apply and evaluate the modes.
- Discuss the “good, the bad, and the ugly” issues surrounding the application, evaluation, and outcomes of the new pressure modes of ventilation.
Continuing Education Information
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This session is designed to familiarize clinicians with the characteristics and operation of new pressure ventilation modes, in addition to how to select, apply, and evaluate them. The evidence related to new pressure modes is provided to illustrate the “good, the bad, and the ugly” aspects of the modes to enable clinicians to appropriately select and use the modes.
Funded in part by a grant from GE Healthcare
This webcast was captured at the 2012 NTI held in Orlando, FL
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