Podcast 70 - Pediatric Ventilation with the Hamilton T1
Here are the show notes for Podcast 70 - Pediatric Mechanical Ventilation with the Hamilton T1. We discuss a lot about waveforms, and waveforms are incredibly important to safe pediatric mechanical ventilation. You might check out this post first; "Ventilator Waveform Anatomy - The Basics You Gotta Know".
1) CIRCUIT CHOICE
There is a good amount of overlap in circuit size. Neonatal circuit covers up to 30 kg, adult/pedi for >3 kg.
Rule of thumb, 10 kg and down should use neonatal circuit
Advantage of neonatal circuit is less deadspace and the 90-degree connector on the end.