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Ventilator strategy

Edited by Dr John J. Marini

This series of articles in Critical Care has not been sponsored. All articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer review process overseen by the Series Editor, with final decisions made by the Editor in Chief. The Series Editor and Editor in Chief declare no competing interests.

  1. Respiratory failure from severe asthma is a potentially reversible, life-threatening condition. Poor outcome in this setting is frequently a result of the development of gas-trapping. This condition can arise ...

    Authors: David R Stather and Thomas E Stewart
    Citation: Critical Care 2005 9:581
  2. Current protective lung ventilation strategies commonly involve hypercapnia. This approach has resulted in an increase in the clinical acceptability of elevated carbon dioxide tension, with hypoventilation and...

    Authors: Donall O' Croinin, Martina Ni Chonghaile, Brendan Higgins and John G Laffey
    Citation: Critical Care 2004 9:51