What ASV does for us as therapists is it allows us to make sure that we are crafting the breath as adequately as possible for that patient at that time.
RRT, Adult Clinical Education Coordinator
University Medical Center, Lubbock (TX), USA
ASV adapts to the patient's ventilation needs by continuously adjusting the pressure while maintaining a safe ventilation. It provides all levels of respiratory support regardless what the patient’s respiratory status is.
Director Respiratory Care (until 2018)
The Methodist Hospital, Houston (TX), USA
In this video, Dr. Jean-Michel Arnal, Senior Intensivist, gives you a quick demonstration of the main functionalities and settings in ASV on a real ICU patient.
ASV is a standard ventilation mode on all our critical care ventilators.