Ventilator Modes and Controls

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Course Objectives:

  1. Compare ventilation modes available on state-of-the-art mechanical ventilators with respect to their attributes, advantages, & disadvantages
  2. Identify modes available on specific brands of ventilators
  3. Explain the purposes, physiological effects, & adjustment of tube compensation, expiratory timer, & rise time
  4. Describe the evidence base for current modes of ventilation