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Higher versus lower positive end-expiratory pressures in patients with the acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Effects of positive end-expiratory pressure on regional cerebral blood flow, intracranial pressure, and brain tissue oxygenation.
Ventilation with end-expiratory pressure in acute lung disease.
Effect of mechanical ventilation and positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) on chest radiograph.
Setting individualized positive endexpiratory pressure level with a positive end-expiratory pressure decrement trial after a recruitment maneuver improves oxygenaiton and lung mechanics during one-lung ventilation.
10) We recognised the importance of preventing the development of intrinsic (auto) positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) while maximising alveolar ventilation.
Other frequent characteristics were the use of high positive end-expiratory pressure during mechanical ventilation (4 patients) and the need for tracheostomy (5 patients).
Anderson J, Qvist J, Kann T (1979) Recruiting collapsed lung through collateral channels with positive end-expiratory pressure.
EEV was raised to approximately 150, 400, 725, and 1,000 ml by increasing positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) to 2, 4, 6, and 8 cm[H.
Procedure Pressure settings * Set expiratory positive pressure, CPAP or positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) at 3-5 cm * Set inspiratory pressure (or pressure support) at 8-10 cm * Inspiratory pressure should be set higher than expiratory pressure * If the patient has difficulty during inspiration, triggering breaths, increase the expiratory positive airway pressure * If tidal volumes are shallow (< 7 ml/kg), increase inspiratory pressures * In hypoxic patients, increase the expiratory pressure at increments of 2 cm [H.