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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.
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. On day five after tracheal stenting, pharyngeal ulceration and bleeding occurred due to the LMA, which had to be removed.
Ventilator settings were case1 of volume controlled ventilation and pressure support mode, and then, case 2 of pressure mode ventilation.