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Lung Recruitment in Trauma Patients

Marcin Karcz 1 , * , David Schwaiberger 2 , Jack Haitsma 3 and Peter Papadakos 1 , 4
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1 Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
2 Department of Anesthesiology and Operative Intensive Care, Charite University Hospital, Campus Verchow-Klinikum, Humbolt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
3 Department of Anesthesiology, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
4 Departments of Surgery and Neurosurgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
Article information
  • Archives of Critical Care Medicine: August 2015, 1 (3); e2210
  • Published Online: August 29, 2015
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: July 1, 2015
  • Accepted: August 15, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/accm-2210

To Cite: Karcz M, Schwaiberger D, Haitsma J, Papadakos P. Lung Recruitment in Trauma Patients, Arch Crit Care Med. 2015 ; 1(3):e2210. doi: 10.17795/accm-2210.

Copyright © 2015, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License ( which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Context
2. The Role of Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury on Lung Mechanics
3. Recruitment Principles
4. Optimal Positive End-Expiratory Pressure Selection
5. Recruitment Techniques: Review of the Literature
6. Complications of Open Lung Management
7. Conclusion
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