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Ann Thorac Med. 2007 Oct;2(4):176-9. doi: 10.4103/1817-1737.36556.

Airway pressure release ventilation.

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Department of Critical Care Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA. ehab_daoud@hotmail.com

Abstract

Airway pressure release ventilation was introduced to clinical practice about two decades ago as an alternative mode for mechanical ventilation; however, it had not gained popularity until recently as an effective safe alternative for difficult-to-oxygenate patients with acute lung injury/ acute respiratory distress syndrome This review will cover the definition and mechanism of airway pressure release ventilation, its advantages, indications, and guidance.

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Critical care; mechanical ventilation; respiratory failure

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