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Table 1 Ventilation protocols used

From: Impact of adding a filter for protection from toxic inhalational compounds to the ventilation circuit of mechanically ventilated patients

Protocol number Make of ventilator Mode Cycling mechanism Parameters Notes
1 Pulmonetic LTV-1000 Assist-control Volume TV = 275, PEEP = 4, rate = 20, Ti = 1 a
2 Pulmonetic LTV-1000 Assist-control Volume TV = 320, PEEP = 4, rate = 20, Ti = 1 a
3 Pulmonetic LTV-1000 Assist-control Volume TV = 400, PEEP = 4, rate = 20, Ti = 1 a
4 Versamed iVent Assist-control Time (pressure limited) PIP = 15, PEEP = 5, rate = 20, Ti = 1 a
5 Versamed iVent Assist-control Time (pressure limited) PIP = 20, PEEP = 5, rate = 20, Ti = 1 a
6 Versamed iVent Assist-control Time (pressure limited) PIP = 25, PEEP = 5, rate = 20, Ti = 1 a
7 Respironics BiPAP Synchrony Spontaneous-timed Flow (pressure support) PIP = 10, PEEP = 5, Ti = 1.4, rate = 20 a
8 Respironics BiPAP Synchrony Spontaneous-timed Flow (pressure support) PIP = 15, PEEP = 5, Ti = 1.4, rate = 20 a
9 Respironics BiPAP Synchrony Spontaneous-timed Flow (pressure support) PIP = 20, PEEP = 5, Ti = 1.4, rate = 20 a
10 Respironics BiPAP Synchrony Spontaneous-timed Flow (pressure support) PIP = 15, PEEP = 4, Ti = 1.4 a
11 Respironics BiPAP Synchrony Spontaneous-timed Flow (pressure support) PIP = 15, PEEP = 6, Ti = 1.4 a
12 Respironics BiPAP Synchrony Spontaneous-timed Flow (pressure support) PIP = 15, PEEP = 8, Ti = 1.4 a
13 Versamed iVent Assist-control Time (pressure limited) PIP = 10, PEEP = 5, rate = 20, Ti = 1 b
14 Versamed iVent Assist-control Time (pressure limited) PIP = 15, PEEP = 5, rate = 20, Ti = 1 b
15 Versamed iVent Assist-control Time (pressure limited) PIP = 20, PEEP = 5, rate = 20, Ti = 1 b
16 Versamed iVent Assist-control Time (pressure limited) PIP = 25, PEEP = 5, rate = 20, Ti = 1 b
17 Versamed iVent Assist-control Volume TV = 260, PEEP = 4, rate = 20, Ti = 1 c
  1. a CBRN filter mounted on air outflow port of ventilator
  2. b CBRN filter mounted on endotracheal tube
  3. c CBRN filter mounted on air outflow port of ventilator, ventilation for 30 min
  4. Ti Inspiratory time