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ICU Management

Are lung recruitment manoeuvres beneficial to ARDS patients?

2017 01 Nov

Previous research suggests that lung recruitment manoeuvres (LRMs) may prevent ventilator-induced lung injury and improve survival in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Now a new systematic review indicates that LRMs in combination with a higher positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) ventilation strategy reduce mortality. However,... Read more