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What are the artificial airways that exist?

What are the artificial airways that exist? Explain each one of these.

Explain the following ventilation modes:

Non-invasive ventilation (NIV)

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)

Assist-control ventilation (AC or ACMV)

Synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation (SIMV)

Positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP)

Pressure support ventilation (PSV)

Pressure control ventilation (PCV)

Independent lung ventilation (SIL)

High-frequency ventilation (HFV)

What is a VQ scan? What is it for?

Explains the settings of a mechanical fan (ventilator settings)

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Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) refers to the administration of ventilatory support without using an invasive artificial airway... View the full answer

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