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Adjusting cuff pressure based on ventilator waveforms: A case report

Lian, Jin Xiong RN, CNS

doi: 10.1097/01.CCN.0000363757.76968.07
Department: Research Rounds

Learn how one hospital used ventilator waveforms to adjust the pressure of a tracheostomy tube cuff to reduce air leaks.

Jin Xiong Lian is a clinical nurse specialist in the intensive care unit at Concord Repatriation General Hospital, a teaching hospital for the University of Sydney, Australia.

© 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.