Impact of the anesthetic conserving device on respiratory parameters and work of breathing in critically ill patients under light sedation with sevoflurane.

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BACKGROUND Sevoflurane sedation in the intensive care unit is possible with a special heat and moisture exchanger called the Anesthetic Conserving Device (ACD) (AnaConDa; Sedana Medical AB, Uppsala, Sweden). The ACD, however, may corrupt ventilatory mechanics when used during the weaning process of intensive care unit patients. The authors compared the… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000000394

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@article{Chabanne2014ImpactOT, title={Impact of the anesthetic conserving device on respiratory parameters and work of breathing in critically ill patients under light sedation with sevoflurane.}, author={Russell Chabanne and S{\'e}bastien Perbet and Emmanuel Futier and Nordine Ait Ben Said and Samir Jaber and J E Bazin and Bruno Pereira and Jean Michel Constantin}, journal={Anesthesiology}, year={2014}, volume={121 4}, pages={808-16} }