Impaired gastric emptying in mechanically ventilated, critically ill patients

@article{Heyland1996ImpairedGE,
  title={Impaired gastric emptying in mechanically ventilated, critically ill patients},
  author={Daren Keith Heyland and Gervais Tougas and Dixie Lee King and Deborah J Cook},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={22},
  pages={1339-1344}
}
To measure gastric emptying in critically ill patients using an acetaminophen absorption model and determine which variables are associated with impaired gastric emptying. A prospective, cohort study. A medical/surgical ICU at a tertiary care hospital: Hamilton General Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario. We recruited 72 mechanically ventilated patients expected to remain in the ICU for more than 48h. Our results were compared to those in healthy volunteers. Within 48 h of admission to the ICU, 1.6 g… CONTINUE READING
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