Safe Pressure Support ventilation

Patient Self Inflicted Lung Injury (PSILI) is a relatively new concept within mechanical ventilation. It implies that a patient can cause harm to their own lungs, creating barotrauma due to excessive transpulmonary pressure as a result of increased patient respiratory effort.

In Pressure Support mechanical ventilation it's not always easy to identify patients at risk of PSILI. This page will attempt to…

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Jessica

Jessica

I'm an intensivist and clinical pharmacologist, spreading the love for and knowledge of acute and critical care medicine on YouTube https://crit-ic.com/