Unplanned Extubation in the Neonatal ICU: A Systematic Review, Critical Appraisal, and Evidence-Based Recommendations

  title={Unplanned Extubation in the Neonatal ICU: A Systematic Review, Critical Appraisal, and Evidence-Based Recommendations},
  author={Paulo Savoia Dias da Silva and M. E. Reis and V{\^a}nia Euz{\'e}bio de Aguiar and M. Fonseca},
  journal={Respiratory Care},
  pages={1237 - 1245}
  • Paulo Savoia Dias da Silva, M. E. Reis, +1 author M. Fonseca
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Respiratory Care
  • OBJECTIVE: To update the state of knowledge on unplanned extubations (UEs) in neonatal ICUs. This review focuses on the following topics: incidence, risk factors, reintubation after UE, outcomes, and prevention. METHODS: The MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, Scielo, Lilacs, and Cochrane databases were searched for relevant publications from January 1, 1950, through January 30, 2012. Fifteen articles were selected for data abstraction. The search strategy included the following key words: “unplanned… CONTINUE READING
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