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journal article 
Author(s):
Saugel, B; Rakette, P; Hapfelmeier, A; Schultheiss, C; Phillip, V; Thies, P; Treiber, M; Einwächter, H; von Werder, A; Pfab, R; Eyer, F; Schmid, RM; Huber, W 
Title:
Prediction of extubation failure in medical intensive care unit patients. 
Abstract:
The purpose of this study was to evaluate prediction factors for extubation failure (need for reintubation within 48 hours) in medical intensive care unit patients.Sixty-one patients extubated after mechanical ventilation for more than 48 hours were included in the study. A retrospective analysis of medical records and a prospectively maintained database on respiratory parameters was conducted.Low serum anion gap (P = .001), low serum anion gap corrected for serum albumin (P = .010), and low art...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Crit Care 
Year:
2012 
Journal volume:
27 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
571-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0883-9441 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; r Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie; Toxikologische Abteilung