Perspectives for core and skin surface temperature guided extubation in patients after normothermic cardiopulmonary bypass


To investigate the relationship between changes in core and skin surface temperature and extubation time in patients following normothermic cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). Prospective observational study. Intensive care unit (ICU) of a university hospital. Patients admitted to the ICU after cardiac surgery. None. Thirty-two patients undergoing cardiac surgery… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00134-004-2340-3


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