Sunday, September 7, 2014

Dual Targeting Schemes

Dual targeting schemes are a step above Set-point targeting in regards to engineering hierarchy. These modes can switch from volume-control to pressure-control during the inspiratory phase. 

The above video overviews dual targeting schemes and presents the advantages and disadvantages of these modalities. 


Chatburn, R. (2012). Standardized Vocabulary for Mechanical Ventilation. Mandu Press. 

*Note- this reference is available under the link free mechanical ventilation handouts.