Emergency Department Treatment of the Mechanically Ventilated Patient.
Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2016 Feb;34(1):63-75
Authors: Spiegel R, Mallemat H
Mechanical ventilation has a long and storied history, but until recently the process required little from the emergency physician. In the modern emergency department, critically ill patients spend a longer period under the care of the emergency physician, requiring a greater understanding of ventilator management. This article serves as an introduction to mechanical ventilation and a user-friendly bedside guide.
PMID: 26614242 [PubMed - in process]