A comparison of seriously ill patients with or without AIDS requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • Critical Illness
  • Respiration, Artificial

abstract

  • AIDS had little effect on weaning success or survival. Successful weaning increased survival regardless of a diagnosis of AIDS. The AIDS patients had more home discharges and fewer to nursing facilities, which likely resulted from the AIDS patients having more acute illnesses leading to PMV than the non-AIDS patients.

publication date

  • December 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jcrc.2012.05.010

PubMed ID

  • 22762929

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 594

end page

  • 601

volume

  • 27

number

  • 6