Respiratory therapy

1. What are some difficulties and potential complications of HFOV in adults?
2. How does the Edi catheter and NAVA work with normal physiology to provide personalized ventilation?
3.  describe how ASV works and address the question “Is ASV a weaning mode?”
4. Describe Inverse ration ventilation and describe how manipulation of i-time affects respiratory physiology.
5. Describe the differences in the use of HFOV in adults as compared to its use in neonates.\
6. What is main component of the liquid ventilation, what are indications and adverse effects of liquid ventilation?
7. Compare and contrast nitric oxide and Epoprostenol “Flolan” .
8. What is the goal of AVAPS in patients with chronic conditions?
9. What are some differences between NIV and HFNC?
10. Discuss why patients with an injury to the C1-C3 level of the spinal cord will be ventilator dependent and potential candidates for diaphragmatic pacing. In addition, list three potential complications of diaphragmatic pacing.
11. Explain the difference between depolarizing and non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agents.
12. What are the advantages of using APRV on a patient suffering from ARDS?
13. Compare and contrast HFOV and APRV.
14. Why do the most recent TBI guidelines recommend normocapnic ventilation? Explain the concept behind the negative physiological response to both hyper and hypocapnia.
15. What are two things that make high frequency ventilation different from any other kind of mechanical ventilation?




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