TITLE

The association between sedation practices and duration of mechanical ventilation in intensive care

AUTHOR(S)
JARMAN, A. M.; DUKE, G. J.; READE, M. C.; CASAMENTO, A.
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Anaesthesia & Intensive Care;May2013, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p311
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses an analysis of 2,102 consecutive mechanically ventilated intensive care unit (ICU) patients from 2002-2010 at a Melbourne, Victoria, hospital to determine if propofol was related to shorter duration of mechanical ventilation (MV) than midazolam. Results show a drop in the duration of MV and ICU length-of-stay and rates of tracheostomy linked to the use of propofol as the primary sedative agent. Data indicate that choice of sedative regimen seems to be a significant factor.
ACCESSION #
87571107

 

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