Initiating Positive Pressure CMV. A generic approach!. Do these BEFORE attaching the patient. Assemble the ventilator circuit Attach humidifier and fill with water Attach high pressure O2 hose (may also need hose for air) Plug ventilator in. Set the FIO2. If no prior ABGs, start on 100%.
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A generic approach!
Note: make sure high pressure alarms are set at 50 cmH2O to start the patient on CMV
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Also a decrease in compliance