Critical evaluation of emergency stockpile ventilators in an in vitro model of pediatric lung injury.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Modern health care systems may be inadequately prepared for mass casualty respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation. Current health policy has focused on the "stockpiling" of emergency ventilators, though little is known about the performance of these ventilators under conditions of respiratory failure in adults and children. In this… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e31820ab891

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