[Clinical impact of recruitment maneuvers in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome].

@article{Oczenski2004ClinicalIO,
  title={[Clinical impact of recruitment maneuvers in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome].},
  author={Wolfgang Oczenski and Sylvia E Schwarz and Robert D. Fitzgerald},
  journal={Anasthesiologie, Intensivmedizin, Notfallmedizin, Schmerztherapie : AINS},
  year={2004},
  volume={39 8},
  pages={463-70}
}
In patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), recruitment maneuvers have been proposed as an adjunct to mechanical ventilation to open up atelectasis and to keep these alveoli open by the application of adequate high levels of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP). Though several studies reported that the responsiveness to recruitment… CONTINUE READING