Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 23, Issue 4, pp 463–468

Lower respiratory rates without decreases in oxygen consumption during neonatal synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation

  • K. M. Smith
  • T. M. Wahlig
  • D. R. Bing
  • M. K. Georgieff
  • S. J. Boros
  • M. C. Mammel
NEONATAL AND PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE

DOI: 10.1007/s001340050359

Cite this article as:
Smith, K., Wahlig, T., Bing, D. et al. Intensive Care Med (1997) 23: 463. doi:10.1007/s001340050359

Abstract

Objective: We tested the hypothesis that synchronization to patient effort during intermittent mandatory ventilation (SIMV), when compared to conventional unsynchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation (IMV), will decrease energy

Key words Oxygen consumption Mechanical ventilation Synchronized ventilation Respiratory distress syndrome 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. M. Smith
    • 1
  • T. M. Wahlig
    • 1
  • D. R. Bing
    • 1
  • M. K. Georgieff
    • 1
  • S. J. Boros
    • 1
  • M. C. Mammel
    • 1
  1. 1.Infant Diagnostic and Research Center, Children's Hospital of St. Paul, and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAUS