Airway Management · ICP/CPP management · Neuroprotection · Ventilation and Oxygenation

Lungs, peep and TBI

“…PEEP has no significant effect on cerebral and systemic hemodynamics…” Interesting reading about the effects of peep !

Effects of PEEP on the intracranial system of patients with head injury and subarachnoid hemorrhage: the role of respiratory system compliance. Caricato et al, Italy. The Journal of Trauma, 2005 Mar. Abstract available here.

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