Mar. 27, 2020—As COVID-19 continues to push unprecedented challenges on medical communities, one of the most pressing threats for hospital staff across the country is a dwindling supply of ventilators. Now, an interdisciplinary team of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center faculty is taking on the challenge by way of a fabricated, open-source ventilator design.
Oct. 20, 2015—A “bundle” of electronically implemented care guidelines reduced intensive care unit patient complications related to mechanical ventilation.
Feb. 10, 2012—A new study found that lower-calorie tube feedings do not reduce a patient’s ventilator use.