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BACKGROUND Limited information is available about the risk factors associated with death among patients of influenza A (H1N1) in India. AIMS To describe the epidemiology of laboratory-confirmed influenza A (H1N1) patients and identify risk factors associated with death. SETTINGS AND DESIGN We reviewed the surveillance data of laboratory-confirmed(More)
Background: In the context of today's critical care, many patients require prolonged intubation and tracheostomy care. Though these are life-saving procedures, they are not totally devoid of complications. Suctioning of secretions via the ET tube/tracheostomy tube with a suction catheter is associated with trauma to the passages owing to the structure and(More)
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