Search Tag: Patient-Ventilator Asynchronies

ICU Management

Results of Hamilton Medical Online Survey on Patient-Ventilator Asynchronies

2019 25 Jun

Our online survey about how you handle patient-ventilator asynchronies is now closed and the winners have been drawn! The majority of survey participants consider asynchronies to be either very critical or extremely critical for patient safety (66%) and patient comfort (77%). Waveform analysis is the most common method of monitoring and recognizing... Read more

ICU Management

Optimising patient-ventilator synchronisation

2018 16 Mar

Dr. Lluís Blanch, Dr. Jean-Michel Arnal and Prof. Francesco Mojoli discuss why patient-ventilator synchrony is important, how to detect asynchronies, and technical solutions for optimising synchronisation.  Definition and clinical effects Patient-ventilator asynchrony occurs when there is a mismatch between the patient’s inspiratory time... Read more