Outcome after acute respiratory failure is more dependent on dysfunction in other vital organs than on the severity of the respiratory failure

@article{Flaatten2003OutcomeAA,
  title={Outcome after acute respiratory failure is more dependent on dysfunction in other vital organs than on the severity of the respiratory failure},
  author={Hans Flaatten and Stig Gjerde and Anne Berit Guttormsen and Oddbj\orn Haugen and Tone H\oivik and Henning Onarheim and Sidsel Aardal},
  journal={Critical Care},
  year={2003},
  volume={7},
  pages={R72 - R77}
}
INTRODUCTION The incidence and outcome of acute respiratory failure (ARF) depend on dysfunction in other organs. As a result, reported mortality in patients with ARF is derived from a mixed group of patients with different degrees of multiorgan failure. The main goal of the present study was to investigate patient outcome in single organ ARF. PATIENTS AND… CONTINUE READING