Pro/Con Debate: Should We Allow Spontaneous Breathing in ARDS?
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Pulmonary, Procedures, 2020
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The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 2020 Critical Care Congress held February 16-19, 2020, in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Learning Objectives

  • Analyze the pros and cons of spontaneous breathing during acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
  • Decide when and when not to allow spontaneous breathing during ARDS
  • Recognize the importance of spontaneous breathing to prevent ventilator-associated diaphragm dysfunction and muscle wasting
  • Discuss the phenomenon of pendelluft in regional overdistention and contribution to ventilator-associated lung injury in ARDS
  • Assess early versus late prevention or allowance of spontaneous breathing in ARDS

Spontaneous Breathing in ARDS: Absolutely

John J. Marini

Spontaneous Breathing in ARDS: Absolutely Not . . . or Does It Depend?

Ulrich Schmidt

Meta Tag
Content Type Presentation
Knowledge Area Pulmonary
Knowledge Area Procedures
Knowledge Level Intermediate
Knowledge Level Advanced
Membership Level Select
Membership Level Professional
Membership Level Associate
Tag Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome ARDS
Tag Ventilation
Tag Cardiothoracic Critical Care
Year 2020
spontaneous breathing
acute respiratory distress syndrome
work of breathing
gas exchange
ventilation to perfusion
patient comfort
severe ARDS
lung injury
individualized care


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