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In patients treated with mechanical ventilation, the use of tidal volumes of 6 mL/kg of predicted body weight or less for each machine-generated breath. Higher tidal volumes have been consistently associated with increased mortality in patients with acute lung injuries and acute respiratory distress syndrome.
SYN: SEE: lung-protective ventilatory mechanical ventilation
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Lung-protective Strategy." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732756/all/lung_protective_strategy.
Lung-protective strategy. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732756/all/lung_protective_strategy. Accessed May 20, 2019.
Lung-protective strategy. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732756/all/lung_protective_strategy
Lung-protective Strategy [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 20]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732756/all/lung_protective_strategy.
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