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ICU Management

Ventilation-induced diaphragm atrophy impacts clinical outcomes

2018 23 Jan

Diaphragm atrophy developing during mechanical ventilation is associated with prolonged mechanical ventilation and ICU admission and an increased risk of complications of acute respiratory failure, according to new research published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. The findings suggest the need for clinicians to target... Read more