Acute lung injury in pediatric intensive care in Australia and New Zealand: a prospective, multicenter, observational study

@article{Erickson2007AcuteLI,
  title={Acute lung injury in pediatric intensive care in Australia and New Zealand: a prospective, multicenter, observational study},
  author={Simon J Erickson and Andreas Schibler and Andrew H Numa and Gabrielle Nuthall and Michael Yung and E Pascoe and Barry Wilkins},
  journal={Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={317-23}
}
OBJECTIVE Acute lung injury (ALI) is poorly defined in children. The objective of this prospective study was to clarify the incidence, demographics, management strategies, outcome, and mortality predictors of ALI in children in Australia and New Zealand. DESIGN Multicenter prospective study during a 12-month period. SETTING Intensive care unit. PATIENTS All children admitted to intensive care and requiring mechanical ventilation were screened daily for development of ALI based on American… CONTINUE READING

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