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Mechanical Ventilation

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Harriet S. Meyer

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Mechanical Ventilation

The following should be expanded at first mention:

APRV

airway pressure release ventilation

BiPAP

bilevel positive airway pressure (cm H2O)

CPAP

continuous positive airway pressure (cm H2O)

ECMO

extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

ET tube

endotracheal tube

HFV

high-frequency ventilation

NIPPV

noninvasive positive pressure ventilation

NIV

noninvasive ventilation

PAV

proportional assist ventilation PEEP positive end-expiratory pressure (cm H2O)

PEEP

positive end-expiratory pressure (cm H2O)

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