Technical description and classification of modes of ventilator operation

Respir Care. 1992 Sep;37(9):1026-44.


These changes are proposed as a starting point for the more logical application of ventilator terminology and are for your consideration and debate. It is our contention that this system can be easily adopted once the basics of the classification system are understood.

Publication types

  • Consensus Development Conference
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Equipment Design
  • Humans
  • Respiration, Artificial / methods*
  • Terminology as Topic*
  • United States
  • Ventilators, Mechanical / classification*