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Weaning From Mechanical Ventilation in Skilled Nursing Facility: A Multicenter Study

Gustavo Ferrer, MD; Ivan Vallejo, RT; Martin Casper
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Intensive Care Experts, Weston, FL


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;149(4_S):A536. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.559
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SESSION TITLE: Respiratory Care

SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster

PRESENTED ON: Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

PURPOSE: To determined the impact of weaning from Mechanical Ventilation in Skilled Nursing Facilities.

METHODS: A retrospective analysis of patients admitted with respiratory failure on mechanical ventilation via trach between 2011 and 2012 to the Avante Group. In 2011 a total of 1,127 patients treated in seven Florida locations—Boca Raton (187), Jacksonville (117), Lake Worth (200), Ocala (225), Orlando (108), Ormond (183), St. Cloud (107). In 2012 a total of 1,144 patients—Boca Raton (212), Jacksonville (90), Lake Worth (208), Ocala (112), Orlando (134), Ormond (183), St. Cloud (152).

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