• Also known as APRV
  • Continuous positive airway pressure with intermittent pressure release phase
  • The release phase results in alveolar ventilation and CO2 removal
  • Allows unrestricted spontaneous breathing throughout the respiratory cycle
  • Designed to oxygenate/ventilate pts with ALI,
  • Wean using the drop and stretch method
Subpages (1): Goals of Ventilation