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Mode

In statistics, the most frequently occurring value in a given data set.
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Both patients had sedation reduced and were weaned to pressure support mode soon thereafter, with normalisation of pH and arterial blood gases.
All patients received NPSV via a standard intensive care unit ventilator (Evita 4 or XL; Drager, Lubeck, Germany) in pressure support mode with the facemask (Mirage, ResMed, Sydney, Australia) and with the helmet (CaStar, NIV model, Starmed, Mirandola, Italy).
Respiratory support was therefore provided through a size 5 laryngeal mask airway (LMA) with an ICU ventilator (Evita 4, Drager Medical AG & Co, Lubeck, Germany) using a proportional pressure support mode.