Ajao, A., Nystrom, S., Koonin, L., et al. (2015). Assessing the Capacity of the US Health Care System to Use Additional Mechanical Ventilators During a Large-Scale Public Health Emergency. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 9(6):634-641.
This study models the number of additional ventilators that could be absorbed by hospitals during the peak of an influenza pandemic.