Weaning from mechanical ventilation: factors that influence intensive care nurses' decision-making.

  title={Weaning from mechanical ventilation: factors that influence intensive care nurses' decision-making.},
  author={Catarina Tingsvik and Karin I Johansson and Jan M{\aa}rtensson},
  journal={Nursing in critical care},
  volume={20 1},
AIM The aim of the study was to describe the factors that influence intensive care nurses' decision-making when weaning patients from mechanical ventilation. BACKGROUND Patients with failing vital function may require respiratory support. Weaning from mechanical ventilation is a process in which the intensive care nurse participates in both planning and implementation. DESIGN AND METHOD A qualitative approach was used. The data were collected by means of semi-structured interviews with 22… CONTINUE READING
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