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Vent Mode where breath is delivered at set rate and volume. NO spontaneuos breathing
CMV Controlled Mandatory Ventillation (General Anesthesia / Paralytics)
Vent mode with preset volume and minimum rate set. Patient can spontaneously breath but only delivered preset volume on spontaneous breath
A/C Assist Control
Vent mode with preset rate and volume. Patient can also spont breathe at there own volume.
SIMV Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation
Vent Mode where pt. is spontaneously breathing at acceptable rate and volume
PSV Pressure Support Ventilation. Lowers WOB with artifical airway.
Steps to remove a ET tube?
Instruct Pt to take a deep breath
At peak of inspiration deflate cuff and remove tube.
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