Outcomes of pediatric mechanical ventilation.

  title={Outcomes of pediatric mechanical ventilation.},
  author={John W Salyer},
  journal={Respiratory care clinics of North America},
  volume={2 4},
  • John W Salyer
  • Published 1996 in Respiratory care clinics of North America
Mechanical ventilation is one of the most commonly used life-support technologies in the PICU, is an absolute indicator of the need for PICU care, and adds considerably to the cost of intensive care. Patients with chronic disease account for a large proportion of admissions to the PICU and of patients undergoing cardiovascular surgery and neurosurgery… CONTINUE READING