Document Release: Mechanical Ventilation in ICU

October 26, 2016 at 1:34 pm

The American Thoracic Society and the American College of Chest Physicians have published new guidelines for discontinuing mechanical ventilation in critically ill adults. The goal of the guidelines is to help physicians and other health care professionals determine when patients with acute respiratory failure can breathe on their own, as well as provide clinical advice that may increase the chances for successful extubation. Read the release.


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