Recruitment to Inflation Ratio

Characterize lung recruitability to personalize PEEP. Adapted from an algorithm developed by The Toronto Centre of Excellence in Mechanical Ventilation (CoEMV).


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1. Airway Opening Pressure

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Airway closure = lower inflection point during a slow-flow (quasi-static) pressure-volume curve. Use the technique described in this video to measure airway opening pressure (AOP).

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