Permissive hypercapnia.


Mechanical ventilation using high tidal volume (VT) and transpulmonary pressure can damage the lung, causing ventilator-induced lung injury. Permissive hypercapnia, a ventilatory strategy for acute respiratory failure in which the lungs are ventilated with a low inspiratory volume and pressure, has been accepted progressively in critical care for adult… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.emc.2008.08.002


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@article{Rogovik2008PermissiveH, title={Permissive hypercapnia.}, author={Alex L. Rogovik and Ran Goldman}, journal={Emergency medicine clinics of North America}, year={2008}, volume={26 4}, pages={941-52, viii-ix} }