Autotriggering during pressure support ventilation due to cardiogenic oscillations.

Abstract

Newer generation anesthesia machines are equipped with a pressure support mode of ventilation, which can be used to support spontaneous ventilation in anesthetized patients. The Drager Apollo anesthesia machine uses an inspiratory limb hot-wire flow sensor to measure inspiratory flow rates. Detected flow rates that exceed the pressure support flow trigger… (More)
DOI: 10.1213/ane.0b013e3181a9d75a

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