This review provides a practical clinical guide to the measurement of pulmonary mechanics. Although these measurements are now commonly available in a variety of clinical settings, there is considerable confusion regarding their interpretation and significance. A basic understanding of the principles involved will help prevent the misuse of this important information.
- Pulmonary resistance
- Work of breathing
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Health Informatics
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine