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Reverse Triggering

Reverse triggering is a type of dyssynchrony that occurs when a patient effort occurs after (‘is triggered by’) the initiation of a ventilator (non-patient triggered) breath.  Usually, it is a phenomenon occurring over many consecutive breaths and also referred to as ‘entrainment’. Diagnosis The visual detecting of reverse triggering is slightly different between modes of…

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Name this Asynchrony 4

What is the most likely form of asynchrony causing this waveform? Voting has ended, view the full write up on Reverse Triggering.

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