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Critical Care: Ultrasound in the ICU |

Ultrasound Measures of Diaphragm Thickness and Liberation From Mechanical Ventilation

Amanpreet Kaur, MD; Dennis Oyiengo; Taro Minami; Franklin McCool
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Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI


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


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):467A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.480
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SESSION TITLE: Ultrasound in the ICU

SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Slide

PRESENTED ON: Monday, October 24, 2016 at 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to determine if ultrasound measures of diaphragm thickness during inspiration (delta tdi) decreases time on mechanical ventilation when compared to usual care (UC). Additionally, the study examined the acceptability of incorporating measures of delta tdi in decision making of intensivists.

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