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Time required for partial pressure of arterial oxygen equilibration during mechanical ventilation after a step change in fractional inspired oxygen concentration.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Intensive care medicine
Publication Date
Volume
27
Issue
4
Pages
655–659
Identifiers
PMID: 11403067
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We conclude that in stable patients ventilated with PCV, after a step change in FIO2 of 0.20, 5-10 min will be adequate for obtaining a blood gas sample to measure a PaO2 that will be representative of the equilibrium PaO2 value.

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