Lower back-up rates improve ventilator triggering during assist-control ventilation: a randomized crossover trial
KI Wheeler, CJ Morley, SB Hooper, PG Davis
Journal of Perinatology | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2012
Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council
We acknowledge the participation of the patients and their families and the support of the nursing staff at the Royal Women's Hospital. Connie Wong provided assistance with recruitment and data collection. Professor Stuart Hooper provided assistance with preparation of the manuscript. We are grateful to Professor Martin Keszler for his suggestions regarding using lower bark-up rates, Dr Paul Dixon for providing advice regarding data acquisition and processing, and A/Professor Susan Donath for methodological and statistical advice. KIW is supported by the Monash University International Graduate Scholarship. This project was funded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council grant #384100. Peter Davis and Stuart Hooper are in receipt of Australian National Health and Medical Research Council research fellowships.