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What does VALI stand for?

VALI stands for Ventilator-Associated Lung Injury

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Ventilator Associated Lung Damage The problem of avoiding ventilator-associated lung injury (VILI)--a very active field of investigation for two decades--illustrates the complexity of the problem, how sensitive it is to the severity and stage of underlying illness, and how naive we have been to assume that mastery of VILI avoidance can be achieved by adopting simple guidelines for setting PEEP and tidal volume.