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What does SIMV stand for?

SIMV stands for Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation

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Patient-ventilator interactions during partial ventilatory support: a preliminary study comparing the effects of adaptive support ventilation with synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation plus inspiratory pressure support.
[FIGURE 8 OMITTED] When admitted into the cardiovascular surgery intensive care unit postoperatively, all patients were sedated with Diprivan (Propofol) and on assist controlled (A/C) ventilation (n=9) except one patient (n=1) who was on synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation (SIMV).
The babies were randomized to either conventional Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation (IMV), or to Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation (SIMV), a new mode of ventilation for babies that was pioneered by Infrasonics (Nasdaq: IFRA) with its Star Sync product line.