Nutrition Support for the Mechanically Ventilated Patient
- Pneumonia in acute stroke patients fed by nasogastric tube. Dziewas, R.; Ritter, M.; Schilling, M.; Konrad, C.; Oelenberg, S.; G.#Nabavi, D.; Stögbauer, F.; Ringelstein, E. B.; Lüdemann, P. // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jun2004, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p852
Background: Aspiration pneumonia is the most important acute complication of stroke related dysphagia. Tube feeding is usually recommended as an effective and safe way to supply nutrition in dysphagic stroke patients. Objective: To estimate the frequency of pneumonia in acute stroke patients fed...
- spontaneous breathing trial. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2183
A definition of the medical term "spontaneous breathing trial," which refers to an assessment method for a patient's readiness for weaning from mechanical ventilation, is presented.
- Survival of patients ventilated in an intensive therapy unit. Nunn, J.F.; Milledge, J.S.; Singaraya, J. // British Medical Journal;6/9/1979, Vol. 1 Issue 6177, p1525
Examines the survival of patients artificially ventilated in an intensive therapy unit at Northwick Park Hospital London, England. Effects of age, duration of ventilation and disease on mortality; Data on the overall survival of patients; Efficacy of the exercise in elderly patients.
- RELATIONSHIP OF VENTILATORY INDEX AND PAO2/FIO2 RATIO IN MECHANICALLY VENTILATED PATIENTS (PAIRED II OF II). // Thorax;Dec2008 Supplement 7, Vol. 63, pA150
An abstract of the article "Relationship of Ventilatory Index and PAO2FIO2 Ratio in Mechanically Ventilated Patients (Paired II of II)," by P. Sinha, N. Soni and N. Fauvel is presented.
- REASON FOR NON-ADMISSION TO A UK REGIONAL WEANING CENTRE. // Thorax;Dec2008 Supplement 7, Vol. 63, pA150
An abstract of the article "Reason for Non-Admission to a UK Regional Weaning Centre," by D. Field, S. Harmer and N. Grey is presented.
- OUTCOME OF PATIENTS REFERRED TO A UK REGIONAL WEANING CENTRE. // Thorax;Dec2008 Supplement 7, Vol. 63, pA151
An abstract of the article "Outcome of Patients Referred to a UK Regional Weaning Centre," by D. Field, N. Grey and N. Hart is presented.
- Enabling speech in ICU patients during mechanical ventilation. Egbers, Peter; Bultsma, Renske; Middelkamp, Harmen; Boerma, E. // Intensive Care Medicine;Jul2014, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p1057
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Communication Difficulties and Psychoemotional Distress in Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation" by R. Khalaila, W. Zbidat, K. Anwar, A. Bayya, D. M. Linton, and S. Sviri in a 2011 issue of the "American Journal of Critical Care."
- USE OF CONTINUOUS PHYSIOLOGIC AND MECHANICAL VENTILATION DATA TO PREDICT DEVICE UTILIZATION FOLLOWING EXTUBATION IN A PEDIATRIC COHORT. // Respiratory Care;Oct2014, Vol. 59 Issue 10, pOF41
An abstract of the article "Use of Continuous Physiologic and Mechanical Ventilation Data to Predict Device Utilization Following Extubation in a Pediatric Cohort" by Brian K. Walsh, Craig Smallwood, Michelle Lilley and company is presented.
- Mechanical ventilation at home. Branthwaite, M.A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/27/89, Vol. 298 Issue 6685, p1409
Describes the importance of mechanical ventilation for patients with pulmonary disease in homes in Great Britain. Mechanics of non-invasive technique; Indications for domiciliary ventilation; Advantages of home ventilation.