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SPC Mech Vent Alarms

SPC Mechanical Ventilation Alarm Settings

Pressure Sensitivity Trigger -1 to -2
Flow Triggering -5 L/m / -2 to -3 L/m is common
Low Pressure Alarm 10cmH2O below Peak Pressure
High Pressure Alarm 10cmH2O above Peak Pressure
Low Peep/CPAP Alarm 2-3cmH2O below set level
High Respiratory Rate Alarm 10-15 above set number
Low Respiratory Rate Alarm 10 below set number
Apnea Alarm No more than 20 secs
Spontaneous Rate Alarm 10 above pt's spont brths
Low Vt Alarm 3 or 4 less than Ve
High Ve Alarm 20 above set Ve
Created by: vgflgirl