TITLE

Can CPAP prevent the need for endotracheal intubation in patients with hypoxemia after abdominal surgery?

AUTHOR(S)
Foster, Ryan; Scales, Damon C.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/15/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 6, p744
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study that examined the capability of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) to prevent the need for endotracheal intubation in patients with hypoxemia after abdominal surgery. Background on CPAP; Design of the study; Results; Practice implications.
ACCESSION #
16308418

 

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