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Respiratory Failure & Mechanical Ventilation

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65 years old with submasdive pulmonary embolism, DVT, atrial flutter, and non-ischemic cardiomyopathy. Intubated and placed on mechanical ventilation at night (A/C mode VT 500, Flow of 50, RR 22 and PEEP 5). The following was observed during the morning round:


Based on the pressure over time waveform, how would you approach this case?


What would you do next?

  • 0%Increase flow

  • 0%Decrease flow

  • 0%Increase tidal volume

  • 0%Increase fentanyl

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Noor Shah
Ibrahim Ameen
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Osama BasHa
Mazen Kherallah
Mazen Kherallah
Dec 05, 2023

And this is at 80 liters per minute then we increased fentanyl and much improved.

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