Mechanical ventilation in pediatric intensive care units during the season for acute lower respiratory infection: a multicenter study.

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OBJECTIVE To describe the characteristics and outcomes of mechanical ventilation in pediatric intensive care units during the season of acute lower respiratory infections. DESIGN Prospective cohort of infants and children receiving mechanical ventilation for at least 12 hrs. SETTING Sixty medical-surgical pediatric intensive care units. PATIENTS All… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e3182257b82

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@article{Farias2012MechanicalVI, title={Mechanical ventilation in pediatric intensive care units during the season for acute lower respiratory infection: a multicenter study.}, author={Julio Alberto Farias and Anal{\'i}a Fern{\'a}ndez and Ezequiel Monteverde and Juan Casado Flores and Ar{\'i}stides Baltodano and Amanda Menchaca and Rossana Poterala and Fl{\'a}via F Panico and Maria V Johnson and Bettina von Dessauer and Alejandro F Donoso and In{\'e}s Zavala and Cesar Zavala and Eduardo Juan Troster and Yolanda Pena and Carlos Flamenco and Helena Paes de Almeida and Vidal Nilda and Andr{\'e}s Esteban}, journal={Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies}, year={2012}, volume={13 2}, pages={158-64} }