TITLE

Weaning From Short-term Mechanical Ventilation

AUTHOR(S)
Hanneman, Sandra K.
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2004, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the key indicators nurses should use when assessing patients for readiness to wean from mechanical ventilation after cardiac surgery. Factors that influenced the general physiological stability; Signs of hemodynamic instability of the patient; Measurements of pulmonary mechanics used to assess patients' readiness to wean from mechanical ventilator after cardiac surgery.
ACCESSION #
12598452

 

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