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Title: Ultra-protective tidal volume: how low should we go?
Authors: COSTA, Eduardo L. V.AMATO, Marcelo B. P.
Citation: CRITICAL CARE, v.17, n.2, article ID 127, 2p, 2013
Abstract: Applying tidal volumes of less than 6 mL/kg might improve lung protection in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. In a recent article, Retamal and colleagues showed that such a reduction is feasible with conventional mechanical ventilation and leads to less tidal recruitment and overdistension without causing carbon dioxide retention or auto-positive end-expiratory pressure. However, whether the compensatory increase in the respiratory rate blunts the lung protection remains unestablished.
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