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Delivery of sevoflurane using a neonatal ventilator.

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Summary of "Delivery of sevoflurane using a neonatal ventilator."

Most anesthetic ventilators are designed to cope with a wide range of patient sizes and may lack precision at the lowest end of the minute volume scale. Neonatal intensive care ventilators on the other hand are designed specifically for this patient group, but are not able to deliver volatile anesthesia.

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Name: Paediatric anaesthesia
ISSN: 1460-9592
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