A rapid shallow breathing index threshold of 85 best predicts extubation success in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with hypercapnic respiratory failure

Background: The rapid shallow breathing index (RSBI) is used clinically to help predict a patient's likelihood of successful liberation from mechanical ventilation (MV). However, the traditional threshold (<105 breaths/min/L) may underperform in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary di...

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Published in:Journal of thoracic disease, Vol. 11, No. 4 (2019), p. 1223-1232
Main Author: Goharani, Reza
Other Involved Persons: Vahedian-Azimi, Amir ; Galal, Iman H ; Cordeiro de Souza, Leonardo ; Farzanegan, Behrooz ; Bashar, Farshid R ; Vitacca, Michele ; Shojaei, Seyedpouzhia ; Mosavinasab, Seyed M M ; Takaki, Shunsuke ; Miller, Andrew C
Format: electronic Article
Item Description:Date Revised 12.06.2019
published: Print
Citation Status PubMed-not-MEDLINE
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