Flashcards in Mechanical Ventilation 1A Deck (18)

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## What mode provides a stable minute volume and more stable blood gasses?

### Volume control

2

## What is TCF?

### Tubing Compliance Factor

3

## How do you calculate corrected tidal volume?

### Tidal volume - compressible volume

4

## How do you calculate compressible volume?

### (PIP - PEEP) x Tubing compliance factor

5

## A normal vital capacity is about ___ to ___.

### 65-75 mL/kg

6

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What is the minimum acceptable vital capacity?

Normally it must be at least ___.

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10 mL/kg (2x tidal volume)

Must be at least 1000.

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What's a typical NIF or MIP?

What's minimum acceptable NIF or MIP?

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Typical is -80.

Minimum acceptable is -20

8

## What is a normal spontaneous tidal volume?

### 5-8 ml/kg

9

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What is the normal minute ventilation?

What is the maximum acceptable minute ventialtion?

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5-6 L/min

10 L/min

10

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What's MEP?

What's the minimum acceptable?

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Max expiratory pressure

40 cm H2O

11

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What's the normal VD/VT %?

What's maximum acceptable

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Deadspace

20-40%

Max acceptable: 60%

12

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What's a normal Cst?

What's acceptable?

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Normal: 60-100 mL/cm H2O

Lowest acceptable: 25

(Unacceptable: Less than 25)

13

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At room air, what's a normal A-a DO2?

Acceptable?

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5-10 mm Hg

Max acceptable: 10-15 mmHg

14

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At 100% FiO2, what's a normal A-a DO2?

What's acceptable?

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Normal: 25-65 mm Hg

Max acceptable: up to 300

(More than 300: Unacceptable)

15

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What's a normal Qs/Qt?

What's acceptable?

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Shunting

Normal: 5%

Maximum: 20%

16

## If the A-a DO2 is greater than 300 mm Hg on 100% FiO2, that means that there's a problem with ___.

### Shunting.

17

## What is another word for "Dynamic Hyperinflation"?

### Auto-PEEP

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