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Extubation Failure

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Deciding to Extubate: Is it a Crap Shoot?

G. Michaud, MD

Respiratory Medicine Fellow, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
April, 2001

Presented at Grand Rounds,
St. Paul's Hospital,
Vancouver, British Columbia
45 minutes duration.

Predicting the success of extubation is uncertain, and failed extubation may worsen outcome. A review of currently available predictors for the success of extubation, and the outline of a new study to examine success predictors in greater detail.

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