We Have No Beds: Ventilator Series

Reading the Screen

Written by Dr. Ashley Binder

Reading a Ventilator Screen

Before diving into a specific mode of ventilation, we should address what you see on a ventilator screen first.  What do all these abbreviations mean?…

Note: the pictures and order of descriptions reflect the Puritan-Bennett 840 ventilator.  However, most of the information will reflect most ventilators in general even if presented in a different format.