[The influence of high positive end-expiratory pressure ventilation combined with low tidal volume on prognosis of patients with acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome: a Meta-analysis].

@article{Yang2011TheIO,
  title={[The influence of high positive end-expiratory pressure ventilation combined with low tidal volume on prognosis of patients with acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome: a Meta-analysis].},
  author={Jun Yang and Fei Liu and Xi Zhu},
  journal={Zhongguo wei zhong bing ji jiu yi xue = Chinese critical care medicine = Zhongguo weizhongbing jijiuyixue},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={
          5-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the effects of high and low positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) levels on prognosis of patients with acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome (ALI/ARDS). METHODS The data in PubMed, EMbase, Cochrane Library, CBM and CNKI were retrieved. All randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of treatment of ALI/ARDS with PEEP with high or low level were included. Study selection and assessment, data collection and analyses were undertaken by two independent reviewers… CONTINUE READING