Protective Lung Ventilation

Reviewed and revised 26 September 2015 OVERVIEW Protective lung ventilation is the current standard of care for mechanical ventilation it is synonymous with low tidal volume ventilation (4-8 mL/kg) and often includes permissive hypercapnia 6 mL/kg predicted body weight (not actual body weight) is most commonly quoted as this was the intervention arm of the … Continue reading Protective Lung Ventilation