Quiz: Liberation from Mechanical Ventilation
Question 1 of 3  

In a patient who is on mechanical ventilation, recovery of spontaneous breathing is most likely to be delayed if which of the following findings is noted on examination?

  • A.

    A precipitant of respiratory failure is still present

  • B.

    Fractional inspired O2 (FiO2) is ≤ 0.5

  • C.

    Positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) is ≤ 7.5 cm H2O

  • D.

    The patient is breathing slowly and deeply during a trial of spontaneous breathing

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