Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 20, Issue 1, pp 82–82 | Cite as

PEEP, ARDS and alveolar recruitment — the physiologist point of view

  • V. M. Ranieri
Correspondence
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Keywords

Public Health Emergency Medicine Alveolar Recruitment Physiologist Point 

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© Springer-Verlag 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. M. Ranieri
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Anestesiologia e Rianimazione, PoliclinicoBariItaly

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