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.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine