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36th ISICEM Free Full Text Reviews

36th ISICEM Free Full Text Reviews

From Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2016

Reviews

Below you can find the links to the full text open access of the 10 review papers published in relation to the 36th ISICEM (International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine), held in Brussels, Belgium, March 13-18, 2016.

How to set PEEP in Abdominal Hypertension

How to set PEEP in Abdominal Hypertension

How Intra-Abdominal Pressure affects respiratory mechanics and how to set PEEP in intra-abdominal hypertension

Increased intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) alters PV curves and usually shifts the chest wall PV loop to the right while lung PV curves remain unaffected.

The application of PEEP will increase IAP but only when > 10 cmH2O
On average a PEEP 15 cmH2O → IAP + 1.5mmHg

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