Lara Poletto Couto

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1. Department of Pulmonology, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo USP São Paulo (SP), Brazil. 2. Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo USP São Paulo (SP), Brazil. Endotracheal tube-associated pneumonia and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) occur in approximately 10% to 25% of patients who require invasive mechanical ventilation(More)
This review, based on relevant published evidence and the authors’ clinical experience, presents how to evaluate a patient with acute respiratory failure requiring ventilatory support. This patient must be carefully evaluated by nurses, physiotherapists, respiratory care practitioners and physicians regarding the elucidation of the cause of the acute(More)
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