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What does VILI stand for?

VILI stands for Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury

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00 Hardcover RJ312 First published in 1981 and updated here from the 2003 edition, the specialized reference incorporates the latest technology of mechanical ventilators for newborns designed not only to save the lives of babies, but to do so without causing ventilator-induced lung injury that will impair them for the rest of their lives.
Clinical interest in ECCO2R continues to build as intensive care physicians seek new ways to protect their patients from ventilator-induced lung injury and even from being placed on invasive mechanical ventilation altogether," notes Nick Kuhn, ALung's President and Chief Business Officer.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The first major theme, the thorny problem of simultaneously accomplishing worthwhile clinical goals while avoiding ventilator-induced lung injury (VILI), has been a tough nut to crack.