Patient-ventilator asynchrony in a traumatically injured population.

  title={Patient-ventilator asynchrony in a traumatically injured population.},
  author={Bryce R. H. Robinson and Thomas Chris Blakeman and P{\'e}ter T{\'o}th and Dennis J. Hanseman and E. M{\"u}ller and Richard D Branson},
  journal={Respiratory care},
  volume={58 11},
BACKGROUND Prolonged mechanical ventilation, longer hospital stay, and a lower rate of home discharge have been reported with patient-ventilator asynchrony in medical patients. Though commonly encountered, asynchrony is poorly defined within the traumatically injured population. METHODS Mechanically ventilated trauma patients at an urban, level-1 center… CONTINUE READING