SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Poster - Palliative Care
SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: There is limited data to provide a standardized approach to weaning terminally ill patients from mechanical ventilation (MV). Studies have demonstrated that having protocols in place for withdrawal of MV contributes to clinician satisfaction. However there are no standardized protocols that are uniformly accepted for such withdrawal.