Course Description


RSP 373 Positive Pressure Therapy
4 cr.
Offered: Fall
Prerequisite: Successful completion of RSP 271 through 277, and RSP 374.
Application and effects of lung inflation with positive pressure. Lung compliance, cardiac output and shunts. Indications, goals, hazards, guidlines, criteria and application of various modes of positive pressure. Laboratory practice in setting up, monitoring and adjusting equipment for optimal therapeutic effect.