TITLE

What factors are associated with decisions to withdraw mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit?

AUTHOR(S)
Mahambrey, Tushar; Fowler, Robert
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/17/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 4, p466
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the factors associated with decisions to withdraw mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit. Use of mechanical ventilation as advanced life-support; Prediction of a physician that patient's likelihood of survival in intensive care unit is low; Use of inotropes or vasopressors.
ACCESSION #
12157929

 

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