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Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine

, 9:45

First Online: 29 August 2014Received: 10 May 2014Accepted: 30 July 2014

Abstract

Delivery of sedation in anticipation of weaning of adult patients from prolonged mechanical ventilation is an arena of critical care medicine where opinion-based practice is currently hard to avoid because robust evidence is lacking. We offer some views on this subject, hoping to stimulate debate among colleagues.

KeywordsIntensive care Mechanical ventilation Sedation Weaning  Download fulltext PDF



Author: Giorgio Conti - Jean Mantz - Dan Longrois - Peter Tonner

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