• Diaphragm contractile activity during mechanical ventilation 

      Brouwer, Lindie Estelle (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-03)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : Introduction: Mechanical ventilation has been shown to have detrimental effects on the diaphragm, causing extubation failure. Diaphragm ultrasound has recently been investigated as a measurement technique ...