N-acetylcysteine enhances recovery from acute lung injury in man. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study.

@article{Suter1994NacetylcysteineER,
  title={N-acetylcysteine enhances recovery from acute lung injury in man. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study.},
  author={P M Suter and Guido Domenighetti and M. D. Schaller and M C Laverri{\`e}re and Ray Ritz and Claude Perret},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1994},
  volume={105 1},
  pages={190-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of intravenous N-acetylcysteine (NAC) on the development of severe adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and mortality rate in patients with mild-to-moderate acute lung injury and to analyze the duration of ventilatory support and FIO2 required as well as the evolution of the lung injury score. SETTING Three university hospital ICUs and one regional ICU in Switzerland. PATIENTS Sixty-one adult patients presenting with mild-to-moderate acute lung… CONTINUE READING