Which lung injuries can occur in mechanical ventilation?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Christopher D Jackson, MD; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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With ventilator-induced lung injury, the alveolar epithelium is at risk for both barotrauma and volutrauma.


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