Filmed at Fancy Food Show Summer 2015 in NYC.
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In this video (chapter 7 of 9), “Edi – vital sign, asynchrony and trending”, Dr Stefano Muttini at Vimercate Hospital, Italy, explains how his team uses Edi as a vital sign in Pressure Support to avoid VIDD, on

Knowledge of the physiological basis of the electrical activity of the diaphragm is key to using Edi in conventional modes such as Pressure Support. It is also key to using the mode Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist – NAVA.

The video includes a series of bedside examples of activating the diaphragm and keeping it active to avoid ventilator induced diaphragmatic dysfunction.

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