Search Tag: ventilator-induced diaphgram dysfunction

ICU Management

Using ultrasound to prevent diaphragm dysfunction

2019 24 Jan

Diaphragm ultrasound is a valuable tool to diagnose and prevent ventilator induced diaphragm dysfunction. This review focuses on the use of ultrasound to assess diaphragm structure and function in ventilated patients. The diaphragm is the primary muscle of inspiration. It is a thin dome-shaped muscle that inserts into the lower ribs, xiphoid... Read more