Clinicians’ response to hyperoxia in ventilated patients in a Dutch ICU depends on the level of FiO2

@inproceedings{Graaff2010CliniciansRT,
  title={Clinicians’ response to hyperoxia in ventilated patients in a Dutch ICU depends on the level of FiO2},
  author={Aafke Elizabeth de Graaff and Dave Dongelmans and Jan M. Binnekade and Evert de Jonge},
  booktitle={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2010}
}
Hyperoxia may induce pulmonary injury and may increase oxidative stress. In this retrospective database study we aimed to evaluate the response to hyperoxia by intensivists in a Dutch academic intensive care unit. All arterial blood gas (ABG) data from mechanically ventilated patients from 2005 until 2009 were extracted from an electronic storage database of a mixed 32-bed intensive care unit in a university hospital in Amsterdam. Mechanical ventilation settings at the time of the ABG tests… CONTINUE READING