- Part I. The Basic Components and Definitions, by Frank Primiano, Jr., PhD, and Robert L. Chatburn, BS, RRT, FAARC. The authors present basic concepts and motivations of mechanical and spontaneous ventilation.
- Part II. Indications for, and Complications of, Mechanical Ventilation, by Frank Primiano, Jr., PhD. This article summarizes the clinical indications for the use of mechanical ventilators.
In future articles, VentWorld.com will explore topics such as how ventilators work, the controls and monitors that can be available on a ventilator, interpretation of graphical displays of ventilatory variables, as well as various clinical aspects of ventilator use.
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