[Lung-brain interaction in the mechanically ventilated patient].

  title={[Lung-brain interaction in the mechanically ventilated patient].},
  author={Josefina L{\'o}pez-Aguilar and M S Fern{\'a}ndez-Gonzalo and Marc Tur{\'o}n and Mar{\'i}a Elisa Qu{\'i}lez and Victor Gomez-Simon and Merc{\`e} Jodar and Ll Blanch},
  journal={Medicina intensiva},
  volume={37 7},
Patients with acute lung injury or acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) admitted to the ICU present neuropsychological alterations, which in most cases extend beyond the acute phase and have an important adverse effect upon quality of life. The aim of this review is to deepen in the analysis of the complex interaction between lung and brain in critically ill patients subjected to mechanical ventilation. This update first describes the neuropsychological alterations occurring both during… CONTINUE READING
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