Principles of Mechanical Ventilation 1: Goals and Indications for MV
Published at : 19 Jan 2021
This video provides an introduction into the goals of mechanical ventilation, as well as categorizing the indications for mechanical ventilation into 3 major categories.
At the end of this video the learner should be able to:
1) Describe the goals of mechanical ventilation
2) Understand the major indications for mechanical ventilation
3) Describe the primary ABG disturbance for Type I and Type II respiratory failure
Reference: Papdakos, P., Lachmann, B. 2008. Mechanical Ventilation: Clinical Applications and Pathophysiology. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier.
Mechanical Ventilation (Medical Treatment)