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Respiratory Failure & Mechanical Ventilation

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Dynamic hyperinflation syndrome (auto PEEP) on volume/flow loop, note the persistent flow at the end of expiration and the tapped volume indicated by the yellow square.

The question is, what happens to the auto PEEP if settings on the ventilator are not corrected, does the lung continue to hyperinflate or what?

Omar Agramonte
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