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synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation

 

Definition: intermittent mandatory ventilation spontaneously initiated by the patient to increase tidal volume to a preset volume, and subsequently synchronized with the patient's respiratory cycle; if the patient makes no respiratory effort, the machine automatically delivers a preset number of breaths by itself.

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