Doctor: Data support using low-TV ventilation in ICU patients

04/5/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Recent study data show low-tidal-volume ventilation for ICU patients reduced lung injury, mortality, pulmonary infection and atelectasis, and the practice may be appropriate for all ICU patients, according to Dr. Aaron Holley of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. However, he said there still are concerns about a one-size-fits-all approach to the intervention.

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