Mechanical Ventilation and Respiratory Support in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Children admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit often require respiratory support for the treatment of respiratory distress and failure. Respiratory support comprises both noninvasive modalities (ie, heated humidified high-flow nasal cannula, continuous positive airway pressure, bilevel positive airway pressure, negative pressure ventilation) and invasive mechanical ventilation. In this article, we review the various essential elements and considerations involved in the planning and application of respiratory support in the treatment of the critically ill children.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Alibrahim, O; Rehder, KJ; Miller, AG; Rotta, AT

Published Date

  • June 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 69 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 587 - 605

PubMed ID

  • 35667763

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-8240

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.pcl.2022.02.004


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States