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ICU Management

Shortening ventilator time: physiology is key

2018 28 Feb

Mechanical ventilation is used to decrease work of breathing. However, because complications are axiomatic to mechanical ventilation, it should be discontinued at the earliest possible time, according to a review article published in Annals of the American Thoracic Society.The overriding objective of mechanical ventilation is to decrease work and oxygen... Read more