Overview of high-frequency ventilation modes, clinical rationale, and gas transport mechanisms.

@article{Santos2001OverviewOH,
  title={Overview of high-frequency ventilation modes, clinical rationale, and gas transport mechanisms.},
  author={Claudia C dos dos Santos and Arthur S Slutsky},
  journal={Respiratory care clinics of North America},
  year={2001},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={
          549-75
        }
}
HFV has been demonstrated to be a safe and effective way to ventilate and oxygenate patients, both short- and long-term, when used by experienced practitioners. It has carved out a niche in the specific management of respiratory problems in children and neonates; however, as understanding of the variables that independently contribute to VILI evolves, it is becoming clear that this mode of ventilation may be suited to the goals of lung protection. In addition, it is accepted also that initial… CONTINUE READING
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