Nurses' practice concerning weaning from mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit

Abstract

Results 423 attendants completed the survey (response rate: 66%) of which 342 ICU nurses were included for further analysis. These are employed in general (73%) or university hospitals (27%) and are working in mixed (66%), surgical (18%) or medical (13%) ICUs. Nurses working in university hospitals reported higher availability of weaning protocols (44% vs… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/2197-425X-3-S1-A561

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