Annals of Thoracic Medicine
: 2007  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 176--179

Airway pressure release ventilation

Ehab G Daoud 
 Department of Critical Care Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

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Ehab G Daoud
76 Sawyer St. Providence, RI 02907

Airway pressure release ventilation was introduced to clinical practice about two decades ago as an alternative mode for mechanical ventilation; however, it had not gained popularity until recently as an effective safe alternative for difficult-to-oxygenate patients with acute lung injury/ acute respiratory distress syndrome This review will cover the definition and mechanism of airway pressure release ventilation, its advantages, indications, and guidance.

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Daoud EG. Airway pressure release ventilation.Ann Thorac Med 2007;2:176-179

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Daoud EG. Airway pressure release ventilation. Ann Thorac Med [serial online] 2007 [cited 2023 Mar 22 ];2:176-179
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