When and how should you ventilate a child?

Stephenson, Mike (2021) When and how should you ventilate a child? Nursing Children and Young People, 33 (1). p. 10. ISSN 2046-2336

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.7748/ncyp.33.1.10.s5

Abstract

The importance of mechanical ventilation and why there is a move to non-invasive treatment.

Ventilators play an essential role in supporting the respiratory system and breathing at several stages in a child’s life. The purpose of a ventilator is to ensure a child’s lungs receive sufficient air flow to deliver oxygen and remove carbon dioxide, while reducing the effort required by the child to move air in and out of the lungs (Tobin and Manthous 2017).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: children, ventilation
Subjects: B700 Nursing
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2021 09:45
Last Modified: 31 May 2021 14:43
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/45436

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