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Study: Acetazolamide Did Not Reduce Mechanical Ventilation Duration for COPD Patients

2016 12 Feb

Among mechanically ventilated patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and metabolic alkalosis, administration of the respiratory stimulant acetazolamide did not significantly reduce the duration of invasive mechanical ventilation, according to a study published in the February 2 issue of JAMA .   As patients with COPD may still... Read more