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Advanced respiratory monitoring in COVID- 19 patients: use less PEEP!

By May 19, 2020 May 25th, 2020 No Comments

In the majority of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID- 19) patients, respiratory mechanics is different from the “normal” acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) patient.

Plateau pressures and driving pressures are often low and respiratory system compliance relatively normal compared to the ARDS patient.

Read the complete letter to the editor in the BMC Journal here.