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Critical Care: Original Investigations in Critical Care |

A Single Center Prospective Observational Study to Assess the Parameters Predicting Extubation Outcome

Alai Taggu, DM; Nui Darang; Bhuvana Krishna, MD
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St. Johns Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, India


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


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):343A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.356
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SESSION TITLE: Original Investigations in Critical Care

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PRESENTED ON: Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

PURPOSE: Successful weaning and extubation form a vital part of critical care managment. Other than the traditional indices for predicting extubation outcomes like Rapid shallow breathing index, proposed parameters like diaphragm thickness change, fluid balance and cardiac indices have been shown to predict succesful extubation in the recent years. There is a paucity of studies looking at all these important factors at a time to assess the reliablility in predicting extubation success.

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