Mechanical Ventilator Discontinuation Process.
Clin Chest Med. 2016 Dec;37(4):693-699
Authors: Chen L, Gilstrap D, Cox CE
The goal of this article is to discuss approaches to discontinuing invasive mechanical ventilation in a general intensive care unit (ICU) population. It considers approaches in which the clinician expects patient survival, as well as those that do not. Additionally, approaches to acute and chronic critical illness are included.
PMID: 27842749 [PubMed - in process]