Is smaller high enough? Another piece in the puzzle of stress, strain, size, and systems

Abstract

Extracorporeal lung-supporting procedures open the possibility of staying within widely accepted margins of 'protective' mechanical ventilation (tidal volume of less than 6 mL per kg of predicted ideal body weight and plateau pressure of less than 30 cm H2O) in most any case of respiratory failure or even of further reducing ventilator settings while still… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/cc7738

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