Non invasive ventilation after extubation in paediatric patients: a preliminary study

@inproceedings{MayordomoColunga2010NonIV,
  title={Non invasive ventilation after extubation in paediatric patients: a preliminary study},
  author={Juan Mayordomo-Colunga and A. Medina and Corsino Rey and Andr{\'e}s Concha and Sergio Men{\'e}ndez and Marta Los Arcos and I Monge Garc{\'i}a},
  booktitle={BMC pediatrics},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) may be useful after extubation in children. Our objective was to determine postextubation NIV characteristics and to identify risk factors of postextubation NIV failure. METHODS A prospective observational study was conducted in an 8-bed pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). Following PICU protocol, NIV was applied to patients who had been mechanically ventilated for over 12 hours considered at high-risk of extubation failure -elective NIV (eNIV… CONTINUE READING
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