Hypoxia during pneumonectomy: treatment

Clinical - Respiratory/Pulmonary, Generic Clinical Sciences

Adapted from Miller, Table 59-19, treatment for gradual desaturation during one lung ventilation:

  1. Increase FiO2 to 100%
  2. PEEP to ventilated lung
  3. CPAP to nonventilated lung
  4. Restrict blood flow to nonventilated lung (clamp pulmonary artery)


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