Formulas and parameters of mechanical ventilation

Prof Marcelo Alcantara Holanda

-Associate Prof. of Medicine, Federal University of Ceará, Brazil
-Idealizer and founder of the Xlung Platform

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Ideal or predicted body weight (IBW or PBW), kg

Gender: Male
Equations: 50 + 0,91 * (Height - 152,4 cm).
Comments/recommendations: VT: 6 to 8ml of IBW in general.

Gender: Female
Equations: 45, 5 + 0,91 * (Height - 152,4 cm).
Comments/recommendations: VC < 6 ml/kg - ARDS.

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