Using Expiratory Flow to Personalize Tidal Volume in Acute Lung Injury

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Using Expiratory Flow to Personalize Tidal Volume in Acute Lung Injury

The acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) remains a serious medical problem, with a primary treatment being supportive in the form of mechanical ventilation (MV). However, improperly set MV can cause an unintentional secondary ventilator-induced lung injury (VILI) significantly increasing mortality.