Physiology of ventilation & work of breathing

Posted by e-Medical PPT Saturday, May 2, 2015
Goals of respiration
1.Ventilation
2.Diffusion of O2& CO2
3.Transport of O2& CO2
4.Regulation of respiration

Ventilation
Movement of air in & out of lungs the
    airways
    respiratory muscles
    dead space ventilation
Measurement of ventilation
The work of breathing
Importance in the ICU

Importance in the ICU
Measurement of WOB in ICU not routine
Until recently performed by physiologists>clinicians
Most ICU pts. are extubated < 96 hrs using standard weaning criteria
“advantages” of measuring WOB
  ensure pt.-vent synchrony
  aid to weaning
  comparison of diff. modes of MV
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