TITLE

Does dexamethasone reduce the risk of extubation failure in ventilated children?

AUTHOR(S)
Lukicassen, M. A.; Markhorst, D. G.
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Sep2006, Vol. 91 Issue 9, p791
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article investigates whether dexamethasone reduces the risk of extubation failure in ventilated children by researchers from Amsterdam, Netherlands. In this study, the researchers explore the potential therapeutic value of corticosteroid administration in mechanically-ventilated children. The focus of the study would be to determine if such as approach reduces the chance of reintubation due to laryngeal edema.
ACCESSION #
22211229

 

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