Reliability of measured tidal volume in mechanically ventilated young pigs with normal lungs

@article{Heulitt2005ReliabilityOM,
  title={Reliability of measured tidal volume in mechanically ventilated young pigs with normal lungs},
  author={Mark J. Heulitt and Shirley J. Holt and Tracy L. Thurman and Ren{\'e}e A. Hall and Chan-Hee Jo and Pippa M Simpson},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={31},
  pages={1255-1261}
}
This study examined whether volumes can be accurately measured at the expiratory valve of a conventional ventilator using pressure support ventilation and positive end expiratory pressure with software compensation for circuit compliance available in the Servo ί ventilator. Comparison of two methods for measuring tidal volume in an animal laboratory. Twenty healthy, intubated, sedated, spontaneously breathing pigs. Volume was measured in ten neonatal-sized and ten pediatric-sized pigs… CONTINUE READING