3.4. Modes Used during Discontinuation

  1. Jonathon D. Truwit1 and
  2. Scott K. Epstein2
  1. Scott K. Epstein

Published Online: 30 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470976609.ch21

Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A

Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A

How to Cite

Epstein, S. K. (2011) Modes Used during Discontinuation, in Practical Guide to Mechanical Ventilation, A (eds J. D. Truwit and S. K. Epstein), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470976609.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Box 800793, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  2. 2

    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 19 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058077

Online ISBN: 9780470976609

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Keywords:

  • Modes used during discontinuation;
  • Weaning modes (modes of progressive withdrawal);
  • Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP);
  • Pressure support ventilation (PSV);
  • Intermittent mandatory ventilation (IMV);
  • Combined IMV and pressure support;
  • Randomized controlled trials;
  • Noninvasive ventilation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Illustrative case

  • Introduction

  • Weaning modes (modes of progressive withdrawal)

  • T - piece

  • Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)

  • Pressure support ventilation (PSV)

  • Intermittent mandatory ventilation (IMV)

  • Combined IMV and pressure support

  • Randomized controlled trials

  • Computerized weaning

  • Noninvasive ventilation

  • What happens to the patient who cannot be weaned

  • Illustrative case continued

  • References