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ICU Management

Compensated hypercapnia not harmful in ventilated patients with cerebral injury

2018 21 Mar

In mechanically ventilated patients with cerebral injury, hypercapnic acidosis is associated with increased mortality. In contrast, hypercapnia when compensated to normal pH during the first 24 hours of intensive care unit admission, appears to have no such association. These findings are from a new multicentre study published in JAMA NeurologyClinical... Read more