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Building a solid understanding of Mechanical ventilation

Kallus, Chris RRT, MEd

doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000352328.50738.f9

Brush up on the basics of mechanical ventilation and learn how to work with the respiratory therapist if your patient needs a change in ventilator settings.

Chris Kallus is a professor and program coordinator of the respiratory care program at Victoria College in Victoria, Tex.

The author has disclosed that he has no financial relationships related to this article.

Learn how to determine if your patient is adequately oxygenated, and what to do if he isn't.

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