Mechanical Ventilator Discontinuation Process.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The goal of this article is to discuss approaches to discontinuing invasive mechanical ventilation in a general intensive care unit (ICU) population. It considers approaches in which the clinician expects patient survival, as well as those that do not. Additionally, approaches to acute and chronic critical illness are included.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Chen, L; Gilstrap, D; Cox, CE

Published Date

  • December 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 37 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 693 - 699

PubMed ID

  • 27842749

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-8216

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ccm.2016.07.009


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States