In-hospital and 2-year survival of patients treated with mechanical ventilation for acute exacerbation of COPD.

@article{Raurich2004InhospitalA2,
  title={In-hospital and 2-year survival of patients treated with mechanical ventilation for acute exacerbation of COPD.},
  author={Joan Mar{\'i}a Raurich and Jorge Alfaro Perez and Josefa Ib{\'a}{\~n}ez and Silvia Roig and Santiago Batle},
  journal={Archivos de bronconeumologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={40 7},
  pages={295-300}
}
OBJECTIVE To analyze in-hospital and 2-year survival of patients who require mechanical ventilation with intubation after acute respiratory failure due to exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The secondary objective was to identify the prognostic factors for in-hospital mortality and mortality at 2 years. PATIENTS AND METHODS We retrospectively studied 101 patients with suspected COPD admitted to the intensive care unit between July 1993 and December 1998. Variables… CONTINUE READING
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