Check it Out | Current Topics Program 5 Now Available!

 Published: July 1, 2021

By: Addie Schiefer



In the fifth program of the 2021 Current Topics in Respiratory Care video series, lecturer Natalie Napolitano, MPH, RRT, RRT- NPS, FAARC, discusses ‘Optimizing Mechanical Ventilation (Graphics and Adjuncts).’

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This lecture will review some underutilized waveform basics that can make a big difference in optimizing the patient ventilator interaction. We will also discuss calculations that can be derived from the waveforms, such as driving pressure, and the utilization of adjuncts such as esophageal pressure monometry (Pes) and electrical impedance tomography (EIT) to bring added information and detection of lung phenomena that would suggest the need to change ventilation settings or ventilation strategy.

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Addie Schiefer

Addie Schiefer is the Content Manager for the AARC where she creates engaging content for the association via the AARC website, newsletters, and social media. Connect with her about potential stories by email, AARConnect, or LinkedIn. When she’s not working, you can find her listening to a true crime podcast, traveling to new places with her husband, hanging out with her dog JoJo, or browsing the aisles of the nearest Target.

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