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Respiratory Failure & Mechanical Ventilation

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65 year-old male with acute respiratory failure secondary to pulmonary edema who was intubated and placed on mechanical ventilation. His course was complicated with left parietal occipital and temporal infarction. The following graphs have been observed;

Please identify the abnormality and answer the following question:

This patient-ventilator asynchrony is caused by:

  • 0%Early cycling

  • 0%Delayed cycling

  • 0%Flow asynchrony

  • 0%Malfunction


Ibrahim Ameen
M S
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