Effective Use of Recruitment Maneuvers in the Management of ALI and ARDS
Featuring Bob Kacmarek PhD, RRT, FAARC
In this presentation the open lung approach to management of ARDS will be addressed. The rationale, methods and potential problems associated with the use of lung recruitment maneuvers and the setting of PEEP will be discussed. The emphasis will be on setting PEEP based on the patient’s lung mechanics.
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