Review of modes of mechanical ventilation. By Elizabeth Kelley Buzbee A.A.S., R.R.T.-N.P.S., R.C.P. In A/C mode there are two ways to trigger the breath. What are they?. question. ANSWER:. In A/C mode, the ventilator has Time triggered Patient triggered. question.
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By Elizabeth Kelley Buzbee A.A.S., R.R.T.-N.P.S., R.C.P.
Cycle time = 60 seconds / rate
60 / 10 = 6 seconds
60 / 15 = 4 seconds
In SIMV, the patient’s time-triggered mandatory breath will come in just a fraction of a second early so that the patient and the ventilator are ‘synchronized’ to avoid stacking breathsANSWER:
Compare PC ventilation to VC ventilation
The patient on APRV who goes apnic will now have alternating high and low pressures. He will basically revert to PC – IRV.