Ventilatory strategies for patients with acute brain injury.

  title={Ventilatory strategies for patients with acute brain injury.},
  author={N. Young and Jonathan K. J. Rhodes and Luciana Mascia and P J Andrews},
  journal={Current opinion in critical care},
  volume={16 1},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The ventilation of patients with acute brain injuries can present significant challenges. Frequently, guidelines recommending management strategies for patients with traumatic brain injuries come into conflict with what is now considered best ventilatory practice. In this review, we will explore many of these areas of conflict. RECENT FINDINGS The use of ventilatory strategies to control partial pressure of carbon dioxide in patients with traumatic brain injury is associated… CONTINUE READING


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