TABLE 1

A high-PEEP, low Fio2 strategy

Fio2PEEP
0.35
0.38
0.310
0.312
0.314
0.416
0.416
0.518
0.518
0.5-0.820
0.822
0.922
1.022
1.024
  • Use a minimum positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) of 5 cm H2O. Consider using incremental combinations of fraction of inspired oxygen Fio2 and PEEP as shown to achieve PaO2 of 5–80 mm Hg or SpO2 88%–95%.

  • From the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Network, reference 6.