ARDS in the brain-injured patient: what’s different?


Management of ARDS in patients with acute brain injury (ABI) differs in several ways from non-neurological subjects. Ventilation must be doubly protective, for the lung and the brain. Adjustment of ventilator settings is dictated by the interactions of positive-pressure ventilation with intracranial circulation, brain compliance, and cerebral autoregulatory… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00134-016-4298-3


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