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Clinical Challenges in Mechanical Ventilation

The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 45th Critical Care Congress on mechanical ventilation

Learning Objectives
1. List advantages and limitations of allowing spontaneous breathing compared with sedation
2. Discuss criteria for selecting patients with hypoxemia for treatment with non-invasive ventilation
3. Describe potential advantages of high-flow nasal oxygen in preventing intubation
4. Review technical challenges of ambulating mechanically ventilated patients

Large Tidal Volumes During Spontaneous Breathing: Sedate or Tolerate?
Nader Habashi

Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure: When Is Noninvasive Ventilation Appropriate?
Dean Hess

High-Flow Oxygen by Nasal Cannula: Action and Limitations
Steven Holets

Mobilization of the Mechanically Ventilated Patient: How Fast and How Far?
Heidi Engel

Conversing with the Experts: Panel Discussion
Nader Habashi, Dean Hess, Steven Holets, Heidi Engel

Author(s):
Nader Habashi, Dean Hess, Steven Holets, Heidi Engel


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Categories: Pulmonary,
Content Type: Presentations,