EDIC Pplateau

EDIC – Pplat

EDIC Pplateau

K1. Regarding plateau pressure (Pplat), which of the following statements is CORRECT?:
a) Pplat represents the pressure applied to the large airways and alveoli: TRUE/FALSE.

b) It is the peak pressure recorded during the inspiratory phase: TRUE/FALSE.

c) It is independent of chest wall mechanics: TRUE/FALSE.

d) It should be maintained below 28-30 cm H2O: TRUE/FALSE.

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