Table 1

Ventilatory settings during baseline, hyperventilation and hypoventilation

ParametersBaselineHyperventilationHypoventilation
Tidal volume (VT)8 mL/kg8 mL/kg8 mL/kg
Respiratory frequency14±2 breaths/min28±4 breaths/min7±1 breaths/min
Criteria for terminationEtCO2 <1.5 kPaSpO2 <88% EtCO2 >6.5 kPa