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Respiratory Failure & Mechanical Ventilation

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The following is pressure/volume loop of a mechanically ventilated patient. X axis is the flow and Y axis is the volume.

Notice the graph at the part indicated by the orange arrow and let's answer this question:

Which of the following is(are) true about this dyssynchrony? (check all what apply)

  • 0%Inspiratory effort by the patient at end of inspiration

  • 0%Expiratory effort by the patient

  • 0%May cause double triggerring

  • 0%May need increased inspiratory flow

You can vote for more than one answer.



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