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Mechanical ventitation

R H Borst, H Wolf
In various situations breathing with positive-end expiratory pressure (PEEP) and spontaneous respiration with continously positive airway pressure (CPAP) is of advantage to the patient. Not all intensive care units are equipped with the modern apparatus that makes possible alternative application of PEEP and CPAP. We have developed a system using a BIRD Mark 7 or 8 that allows alteration of PEEP to CPAP by only few manipulations. As a safety measure we exclusively apply original parts of the same firm (BIRD)...
November 1977: Der Anaesthesist
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