TABLE 3

Vte, Inflation Time, Peak Inspiratory Pressure, and Minute Volume According to VT Level

4 mL/kga5 mL/kga6 mL/kga
Vte, mean ± SD, mL/kg5.1 ± 1.35.5 ± 0.86.5 ± 0.7
Inflation time, mean ± SD, s0.24 ± 0.090.23 ± 0.070.29 ± 0.07
Peak inspiratory pressure, mean ± SD, cm H2O10.8 ± 3.612.0 ± 3.313.4 ± 3.7
Infant respiratory rate, mean ± SD, breaths per min60 ± 1655 ± 949 ± 7
Total minute volume, mean ± SD, L/minb0.63 ± 0.430.64 ± 0.460.65 ± 0.48
  • a VT level.

  • b Total = infant + ventilator.