Basic Ventilator Setup SOP - ( Adult Critical Care )

Publication: 19/12/2016  
Next review: 16/12/2025  
Standard Operating Procedure
CURRENT 
ID: 4857 
Approved By: ACC Clinical Governance 
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This Standard Operating Procedure is intended for use by healthcare professionals within Leeds unless otherwise stated.
For healthcare professionals in other trusts, please ensure that you consult relevant local and national guidance.

Basic Ventilator Setup SOP

Important to know

  • Positive-pressure ventilation can cause lung injury.
  • Our choice of ventilation mode can minimise this damage
  • The tidal volume, rate and PEEP and inspired oxygen all need to be carefully selected
  • The proposed initial settings can be revised according to the patient’s individual needs
  • These settings may not suitable for patients with acute severe asthma or a head injury

 

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Provenance

Record: 4857
Objective:
Clinical condition:

Patients in Adult Critical Care

Target patient group: Patients in Adult Critical Care
Target professional group(s): Secondary Care Doctors
Secondary Care Nurses
Adapted from:

Evidence base

Not supplied

Approved By

ACC Clinical Governance

Document history

LHP version 2.0

Related information

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