Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 23, Issue 4, pp 399–405

Unfavorable mechanical effects of heat and moisture exchangers in ventilated patients

  • G. A. Iotti
  • M. C. Olivei
  • A. Palo
  • C. Galbusera
  • R. Veronesi
  • A. Comelli
  • J. X. Brunner
  • A. Braschi
ORIGINAL

DOI: 10.1007/s001340050347

Cite this article as:
Iotti, G., Olivei, M., Palo, A. et al. Intensive Care Med (1997) 23: 399. doi:10.1007/s001340050347

Abstract

Objective: To investigate the mechanical effects of artificial noses. Setting: A general intensive care unit of a university hospital. Patients: 10 patients in pressure support ventilation for acute respir

Key words Respirationartificial instrumentationHeat and moisture exchangerRespiratory mechanicsPressure support ventilationP0.1Feedback control

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. A. Iotti
    • 1
  • M. C. Olivei
    • 2
  • A. Palo
    • 1
  • C. Galbusera
    • 1
  • R. Veronesi
    • 1
  • A. Comelli
    • 1
  • J. X. Brunner
    • 3
  • A. Braschi
    • 1
  1. 1.Servizio di Anestesia e Rianimazione 1, I. R. C. C. S. Policlinico S. Matteo, I-27100 Pavia, Italy, FAX: + 39 (3 82) 50 30 08IT
  2. 2.Laboratorio di Biotecnologie e Tecnologie Biomediche, I. R. C. C. S. Policlinico S. Matteo, Pavia, ItalyIT
  3. 3.Hamilton Bonaduz AG, Bonaduz, SwitzerlandCH