Reading Time: 2 minutes Read this weekly review for some spaced repetition of the past week’s content.
Plateau Airway Pressure
Reading Time: 3 minutes Understanding the differences in peak and plateau airway pressures is essential for diagnosing changes in the patient/ventilator system.
Reading Time: 6 minutes It is inherently true that extremely high pressures delivered by the ventilator may lead to lung injury. It is natural to have some inherent dread about high Peak Inspiratory Pressure (PIP), but there is more to it than just PIP.