Thursday, July 26, 2012

Setting PEEP

There is many ways to set Positive End Expiratory Pressure (PEEP). Setting PEEP too low may result in under or tidal recruitment of the lung and PEEP that is too high results in over-distention, both contribute to Ventilator Induced Lung Injury (VILI).  This post provides a synopsis of the various techniques as well as potential pros & cons.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Vent Graphics Contest WINNERS

First, I would like to thank all my readers who entered the "Vent Graphics Contest" , I appreciate all of the efforts.

First Prize

John Priest

Equipment Used: Epiphan 

Image 1 & 2: Preventing auto-triggering.