While mechanical ventilation has been shown to result in a rapid loss of diaphragmatic strength in animals, there is less known about the time course of basis of ventilator-induced diaphragmatic weakness in humans.
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Clinical Applications Specialist
The Pleural Pressure Working Group (PLUG) is an international network of physicians and investigators working on advanced monitoring of mechanical ventilation and respiratory failure.
The group's goal is to promote the research and use of advanced monitoring, to discuss study results, and to provide educational tools.
PLUG is open to anybody interested in this topic and is independent from any manufacturer or private company.