Airway and ventilator management

O Chadwick
Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America 1983, 1 (2): 241-60
The employment of a ventilator adds flexibility to the treatment of hypoventilation and hypoxia in the emergency department. Understanding the advantages of spontaneous respiration, the effects of positive pressure ventilation and the use of CMV, IMV, and PEEP allows for optimal care for emergency respiratory problems.

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