Michael Paashaus

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PURPOSE To assess the prognosis of patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and pulmonary infiltrates requiring mechanical ventilation. DESIGN A retrospective cohort study. SETTING A medical intensive care unit (ICU) in an academic tertiary care center. PATIENTS AND METHODS We identified 30 consecutive patients with acute myeloid leukemia and(More)
It is not known whether the poor outcome of ventilated cirrhotic patients is related to the severity of the underlying liver disease or to the severity of the acute illness for which ICU care is required. This study examines parameters both of chronic liver disease and of acute illness with regard to their influence on outcome in mechanically ventilated(More)
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