Outcome for cancer patients requiring mechanical ventilation Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Neoplasms
  • Respiration, Artificial
  • Respiratory Insufficiency

abstract

  • This model can be used to estimate the probability of hospital survival for classes of adult cancer patients who require mechanical ventilation and can help to guide physicians, patients, and families in deciding goals and direction of treatment. Prospective independent validation in different medical settings is warranted.

publication date

  • March 1999

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 10071294

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 991

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 17

number

  • 3