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Alarm limits protect the patient from any harm that can arise from change in resistance and compliance that may occur during their ventilation and should be individualized for each patient and regularly reviewed

Which alarm are you going to need to set for the following modes of ventilation?

[az_toggle_section] [toggle title=”1. Volume controlled ventilation” id=”tgl-1″] ○ Pressure is the variable that alters between breaths

○ Alarm limit Phigh should be monitored closely and adjusted as appropriate [/toggle] [toggle title=”2. Pressure controlled ventilation” id=”tgl-2″] ○ Tidal volume is the variable that alters between breaths

○ Alarm limits for tidal volume and minute ventilation should be monitored closely and adjusted as appropriate. [/toggle] [/az_toggle_section]

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