Reintubation as an outcome predictor in trauma patients.

  title={Reintubation as an outcome predictor in trauma patients.},
  author={Brian J. Daley and Francisco Garc{\'i}a-P{\'e}rez and Steven E Ross},
  volume={110 6},
STUDY OBJECTIVE Determine reintubation rate, identify its cause, and detail adverse outcomes from reintubation. DESIGN Retrospective review of extubation failures in the trauma ICU. SETTING University hospital and regional trauma center. PATIENTS Four hundred five patients arriving intubated or requiring intubation during hospitalization after 2,516 traumatic injury admissions over 18 months. INTERVENTIONS None. RESULTS Reintubation incidence was 7% (27 times per 405 patients… CONTINUE READING


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