Development of a risk assessment tool for deliberate self-extubation in intensive care patients

@article{Moons2004DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a risk assessment tool for deliberate self-extubation in intensive care patients},
  author={Philip Moons and Kristine Sels and Wilfried De Becker and Sabina De Geest and Patrick Ferdinande},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={30},
  pages={1348-1355}
}
To develop a risk stratification scheme for deliberate self-extubation in intensive care patients. A nested case-control study. Four surgical ICUs, one medical ICU, one coronary care unit, and one emergency department of a tertiary care center. In a 3-month period, the number of ventilation periods, ventilation days, and unplanned extubations were recorded. Potential determinants of unplanned extubation were assessed with a translated (English to Dutch) and modified version of the “Unplanned… CONTINUE READING

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