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Summarizing the logistics of liberation from mechanical ventilation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10899266     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A goal of critical care clinicians should be to liberate patients from ventilators on the first possible day to avoid the multitude of complications associated with prolonged mechanical ventilation. The past decade has been marked by a deluge of scientific studies that have illuminated methods to expedite successful liberation from mechanical ventilation. This article summarizes the principle themes for this issue of Respiratory Care Clinics of North America and distills the available data to two simple weaning algorithms.
Authors:
C A Manthous
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Respiratory care clinics of North America     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1078-5337     ISO Abbreviation:  Respir Care Clin N Am     Publication Date:  2000 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-09-07     Completed Date:  2000-09-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9612026     Medline TA:  Respir Care Clin N Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  463-8;vi     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06610, USA. pcmant@bpthosp.org
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Algorithms
Humans
Ventilator Weaning*

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