Friday, March 6, 2009

What is p-High?

  • p-High is the upper CPAP or pressure setting when utilizing APRV.
  • p-High regulates end-inspiratory lung volume & is analogous with mean airway pressure
The above image shows the p-High phase during APRV. 

p-High setting in Bi-Vent on the Servo-I ventilator. 

Bi-Level in the PB 840 ventilator "PEEP-H" is the p-High setting.

pHigh setting on the Draeger Evita XL ventilator.