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Mechanical ventilation

Known as: Mechanical ventilation NOS, Mechanical Ventilations, Ventilation, Mechanical 
A method to mechanically assist or replace spontaneous breathing in patients by use of a powered device that forces oxygenated air into the lungs.
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Highly Cited
2020
Highly Cited
2020
Abstract Background Since December 2019, when coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) emerged in Wuhan city and rapidly spread… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
CONTEXT The outcome of patients receiving mechanical ventilation for particular indications has been studied, but the outcome in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Traditional approaches to mechanical ventilation use tidal volumes of 10 to 15 ml per kilogram of body weight and may… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Background Continuous infusions of sedative drugs in the intensive care unit may prolong the duration of mechanical ventilation… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
ContextStudies have shown that an inflammatory response may be elicited by mechanical ventilation used for recruitment or… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND In patients with the acute respiratory distress syndrome, massive alveolar collapse and cyclic lung reopening and… Expand
Review
1998
Review
1998
Few problems facing the intensivist are as frustrating or as difficult to manage as multiple system organ failure (MSOF). While… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Prompt recognition of the reversal of respiratory failure may permit earlier discontinuation of mechanical ventilation… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Background Weaning patients from mechanical ventilation is an important problem in intensive care units. Weaning is usually… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Several modalities of ventilatory support have been proposed to gradually withdraw patients from mechanical ventilation, but… Expand