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Table 3 Parameters for bedside ventilation during myasthenic crisis [6]

From: SOP myasthenic crisis

Criterion/indication Normal Intubation Weaning Extubation
Vital capacity (ml/kg body weight) > 60 < 20 > 15 > 25
Negative airway pressure (cm H2O) > 70 < 30 > 20 > 40
Positive airway pressure (cm H2O) > 100 < 40 > 40 > 50