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Mechanical Ventilation in the PICU: Addressing Common Pitfalls to Optimize Patient Care

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Brian Walsh PhD, RRT-NPS, RRT-ACCS, RPFT, AE-C

Professor of Respiratory Therapy

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In this video, Brian K. Walsh, President of the American Association of Respiratory Care and Associate in Critical Care Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital, discusses how to optimize the use of non-invasive and invasive mechanical ventilation strategies for patients in the PICU to provide safe, effective, and efficient care.

For more information on patient-ventilator asynchrony with in-depth explanation, please refer to Dr. Bob Kacmarek's video "Challenges in Mechanical Ventilation: Patient-Ventilator Synchrony"

Initial publication: April 24, 2017. 

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Topics: Pulmonology Critical Care

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