Breathing (part 3 of 4)

When do you refer a child with breathing difficulty to the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit? What settings should you use for the ventilator, to avoid causing harm? These questions are discussed with our panel of rank amateurs… and one expert. Outline: Kate: Ward or PICU? “criteria” for considering mechanical ventilation. Dan: Ventilator settings for dummies & avoiding VILI. Stay...

July 15th, 2010 by colinparker