Ventilating two patients with one ventilator: technical setup and laboratory testing

Frans H C de Jongh, Heder J de Vries, Rob S P Warnaar, Eline Oppersma, Rudolf Verdaasdonk, Leo M A Heunks, Jonne Doorduin

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With a modified circuit, it is feasible to ventilate two patients with one ventilator over a relevant range of compliances. Adding inspiratory resistance allows individual titration of tidal volume, and incorporating one-way valves prevents pendelluft.

Original languageEnglish
JournalBMJ Open
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2020

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