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Principles of Mechanical Ventilation

This topic is a part of the E-learning programme (ESCeL) on Acute Cardiovascular Care which offers a portfolio of 79 chapters among 11 sections.

It outlines important key concepts in a clear and engaging way, covering important basic physiology as well as ventilation modes and strategies.

Specifically designed and written by intensivists with the cardiologist in mind, this resource provides an excellent foundation in mechanical ventilation.

This content offers the learner a focused and interactive educational experience based on the ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care, 2nd edition 2015 / Chapter: Mechanical Ventilation - by Dr. Robert O Grounds and  Dr. Andrew Rhodes.

What’s inside?

6 courses on:

  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Respiratory Physiology
  • Ventilation Modes
  • Ventilator-Associated Lung Injury
  • Lung-Protective Ventilation Strategies
  • Oxygenation Strategies

Each course ends with a MCQs tests.

How to access online courses?

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Course Co-ordinator

  • Dr Susanna Price
  • Dr Sofie Gaveart

Course Authors

  • Dr Michela Fiini
  • Dr Andy Kontogeorgios
  • Dr Sally McNeilly
  • Dr Tim Dawes