An approach to the treatment of severe adult respiratory failure.

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OBJECTIVES The purpose of this article is to evaluate outcome in adult patients with severe respiratory failure managed with an approach using (1) limitation of end inspiratory pressure, (2) inverse ratio ventilation, (3) titration of PEEP by SvO2, (4) intermittent prone positioning, (5) limitation of FiO2, (6) diuresis, (7) transfusion, and (8… (More)

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@article{Rich1998AnAT, title={An approach to the treatment of severe adult respiratory failure.}, author={Preston B Rich and S. S. Awad and Sarah S. Kolla and Gail Marie Annich and Rosvita Schreiner and Ronald B. Hirschl and R. H. Bartlett}, journal={Journal of critical care}, year={1998}, volume={13 1}, pages={26-36} }