Using the P/V Tool to obtain optimum PEEP.

We recommend our respiratory therapists to use the P/V Tool as soon as they put the patient on the ventilator to obtain optimum PEEP. The therapists find it very helpful, especially on the sicker patients.

Camille Neville
Clinical Educator for the Respiratory Department
Florida Hospital, Orlando (FL), USA

Florida Hospital, Orlando (FL), USA
Orlando Hospital is an acute-care medical center, and one of 24 distinct hospital campuses that make up the Florida Hospital Organization. It‘s owned and operated by Adventist Health System. Orlando Hospital serves as a community hospital for Greater Orlando and as a major tertiary referral hospital for Central Florida and much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. The Florida Hospital for Children is one of the premier pediatric hospitals in the USA and features a team of more than 130 skilled pediatrics specialists.

www.floridahospital.com

Key facts

  • Founded in: 1908
  • Total number of beds: 2,247
  • Number of ICU beds: 311
  • Hamilton Medical ventilators in use: 35 HAMILTON-G5, 22 HAMILTON-C1, 2 HAMILTON-T1, 3 HAMILTON-MR1
  • Patient groups: adult, pediatrics, and neonatal