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Mechanical ventilation

Nigel Henderson Project Nurse, Havering Hospitals NHS Trust

In this article Nigel Henderson discusses the nursing role in the mechanical ventilation of patients. He describes the different ventilator modes, and the physical and psychological care required by ventilated patients.

Nursing Standard. 13, 44,49-53. doi: 10.7748/ns1999.

Published in print: 21 July 1999