TITLE

2008 - Spontaneous awakening trials added to spontaneous breathing trials improved weaning from mechanical ventilation

AUTHOR(S)
Lipchik, Randolph J.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;6/20/2008, Vol. 148 Issue 4, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses whether daily spontaneous awakening trials (SATs) combined with spontaneous breathing trials (SBTs) more effective for ventilator weaning than daily SBTs with sedation per usual care in sedated patients on mechanical ventilation. It is concluded that in such cases daily spontaneous awakening trials combined with spontaneous breathing trials (SBTs) were more effective.
ACCESSION #
33767698

 

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