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Mech/Vent Unit 5

SPC Mechanical Ventilation Unit 5 Exam 3 Abbreviations

IBW Ideal Body Weight
VT Tidal Volume
RR Respiratory Rate
VE Minute Volume
f Rate or Frequency
PEEP Positive End-Expiratory Pressure
CPAP Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
PaO2 Arterial Pressure of Oxygen
ICP Intracranial Pressure
CO Cardiac Output
BP Blood Pressure
CaO2 Arterial Oxygen Content
CMV Continuous Mandatory Ventilation
AC Assist Control
CMV-AC Continuous Mandatory Ventilation-Assist Control
VC-CMV Volume Controlled Continuous Mandatory Ventilation
PC-CMV Pressure Controlled Continuous Mandatory Ventilation
PCV Pressure Control Ventilation
PCIRV Pressure Controlled Inverse Ratio Ventilation
SIMV Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation
PSV Pressure Support Ventilation
WOB Work of Breathing
VC-IMV Volume Controlled-Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation
PC-IMV Pressure Controlled-Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation
PAV Proportional Assist Ventilation
PRVC Pressure Regulated Volume Control
VC Volume Control
APV Adaptive Pressure Ventilation
APRV Airway Pressure Release Ventilation
HFV High Frequency Ventilation
HFOV High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation
BIPAP Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure
IPAP Inspiratory Positive Airway Pressure
EPAP Expiratory Positive Airway Pressure
PIP Peak Inspiratory Pressure
Created by: Langhout1418