The patient inhale larger then normal tidal volume.
Breath pressures that provide a volume slightly less then their FRC.
Do not use diaphragmatic breathing.
Forcefully use a huffing maneuver to clear their secretions.
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The film is closer to the heart
The film is farther from the heart
The AP x-ray is taken closer to the patient
The PA x-ray is taken closer to the patient
Increasing the diameter of the suction catheter.
Changing to a closed system (inline) suction catheter.
Increasing the pressure limit.
Changing to a volume regulated mode.
The change in the amount of Helium.
The change in the amount of Nitrogen.
The average PetCO2
The average PetO2
(PaCO2 - PetCO2) / PaCO2
(PetCO2 - PaCO2) / PetCO2
(PaCO2 - PetCO2) / PetCO2
(PetCO2 - PaCO2) / PaCO2
The expiratory time should be between 0.4 and 0.6 seconds
The tidal volume should be between 4ml - 6ml per kg
Should have the high pressure set at the mean airway pressure of the previous mode
Should start at 28 cmH20 or less if first mode on a patient
The low pressure (peep or low CPAP) should be 0 cmH20
Maximum Expiatory Flow Volume
Switch to 2.5 mg Albuterol
Decrease the levalbuterol dose to 0.31 mg
Continue this dose (0.63) of levalbuterol.
Send the patient home after telling them to always use their inhaler
Increase in i Time
Decrease in i Tim
Carefully adjusting the PEEP to help Oxygenation
High Pressures to help Oxygenation
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