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

Mahambrey, Tushar; Fowler, Robert
February 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/17/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 4, p466
Academic Journal
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.


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