Lung protective ventilation in patients undergoing major surgery: a systematic review incorporating a Bayesian approach

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OBJECTIVE Protective ventilation (PV) has been validated in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. However, the effect of PV in patients undergoing major surgery is controversial. The study aimed to explore the beneficial effect of PV on patients undergoing a major operation by systematic review and meta-analysis. SETTING Various levels of… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-007473

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@inproceedings{Zhang2015LungPV, title={Lung protective ventilation in patients undergoing major surgery: a systematic review incorporating a Bayesian approach}, author={Zhongheng Zhang and Xiaoyun Hu and Xia Zhang and Xiuqi Zhu and Liqian Chen and Li Zhu and Caibao Hu and Bin Du}, booktitle={BMJ open}, year={2015} }