Mark E. Mikkelsen, Author at Pulmonology Advisor

Mark E. Mikkelsen

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Management of mechanical ventilation

1. Description of the problem NA 2. Emergency Management 1. Indications for mechanical ventilation The indications for mechanical ventilation are four-fold, and may be broadly categorized through a mechanistic perspective. A Type I indication is the result of acute hypoxemic respiratory failure, as one encounters in patients with alveolar filling processes, including hydrostatic pulmonary edema,…

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