The effect of pressure support ventilation on auto-PEEP in a patient with asthma

H. Tokioka, S. Saito, S. Saeki, M. Kinjo, F. Kosaka

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Abstract

We report the effect of pressure support ventilation (PSV) on auto-PEEP in a patient with asthma. The patient showed a high level of auto-PEEP during spontaneous breathing through a T-piece. PSV effectively decreased auto-PEEP and inspiratory muscle effort with increasing levels of PSV.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)285-286
Number of pages2
JournalChest
Volume101
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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