Palliative withdrawal ventilation: why, when and how to do it?

  title={Palliative withdrawal ventilation: why, when and how to do it?},
  author={Ana Lucia Coradazzi and Claudia Ls Inhaia and Marcella Tea Santana and Andrea D Sala and Camila P Ricardo and Cristina O Suadicani and Daniela C Santos and Danilo Augusto Mendonça Faleiros and Fernanda R Damiati and Luciana Silva Ribeiro and Mariana M Ara{\'u}jo and Nat{\'a}lia Ara{\'u}jo and Paula Mendes Acatauass{\'u} Carneiro and Simone M Kumbis and Talita B Marcari and Tha{\'i}s Norika Ito and V. Esp{\'i}rito Santo and Sley T Guimar{\~a}es and Ricardo Caponero},
  journal={Hospice and Palliative Medicine International Journal},
Technological advances in advanced life support in the intensive care unit (ICU) over the last few decades have enabled the recovery of many severely ill patients. Such patients did not have any chance of survival just a few years ago or, at minimum, would be compelled to live with serious sequelae and significant impairments to their quality of life. These technological advances also resulted in an evident change in the profile of patients admitted to the ICU. The number of chronically ill… Expand
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