The Differences Between Closed-Circuit, Low-Flow, and High-Flow Breathing Systems: Controllability, Monitoring, and Engineering Aspects

  • L. H. D. J. Booij
  • J. G. C. Lerou
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Abstract

During inhalation anaesthesia the breathing system serves to control the composition of the alveolar gas mixture. As shown in Fig. 1, the breathing system has a crucially important place in a very complex system composed of many subsystems. The breathing system is the interface between the patient and the anaesthesia system, and therefore it should be properly designed and adequately monitored.

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  • L. H. D. J. Booij
  • J. G. C. Lerou

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