Claim Your Author Page
Ensure your research is discoverable on Semantic Scholar. Claiming your author page allows you to personalize the information displayed and manage publications (all current information on this profile has been aggregated automatically from publisher and metadata sources).
Mechanical ventilation is a life-saving supportive therapy, but it can also cause lung injury, diaphragmatic dysfunction, and lung infection. Ventilator liberation should be attempted as soon as… Continue Reading
Respiratory compromise is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with neuromuscular and neurologic disease, and in elderly patients, who have a reduced pulmonary reserve from… Continue Reading
It should be clear to every clinician caring for mechanically ventilated patients that a spontaneous breathing trial (SBT) is the best approach to early and successful ventilator liberation. It… Continue Reading
BACKGROUND There is an increased risk of medical errors overnight compared with the day, secondary to fatigue, paucity of resources, and decreased staffing. Whether this increased risk extends to… Continue Reading