"Management Strategies for the Mechanically Ventilated Patient" Lecturers: Richard Kallet, MS, RRT, FAARC and Dean Hess, PhD, RRT, FAARC.
Part 1: Evaluation of dead space ventilation may be an important tool to help clinicians when determining certain ventilator strategies. Does it have a role in optimizing PEEP? Does it predict mortality? This presentation will discuss these topics and help us understand how the use of capnography may help guide the way.
Part 2: A discussion of PEEP titration in the setting of refractory hypoxemia and the role of recruitment maneuvers. Included will be use of oxygenation tables, best compliance, stress index, and esophageal manometry. Item #CT20152