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Afessa B, L Hogans, R Murphy (1999) Predicting 3-Day and 7-Day Outcomes of Weaning From Mechanical Ventilation Chest 116: 456-461.
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AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment: Number 23 Criteria for Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation
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Anzueto, A, Peters, JI, Tobin, MJ, et al (1997) Effects of prolonged controlled mechanical ventilation on diaphragmatic function in healthy adult baboons. Crit Care Med 25,1187-1190
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Bach JR, CA Manthous, GA Schmidt, JB Hall (1999) Liberation From Mechanical Ventilation: Now for the Rest of the Story Chest 115: 1217
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Bach, JR, Saporito, LR (1996) Criteria for extubation and tracheostomy tube removal for patients with ventilatory failure: a different approach to weaning. Chest 110,1566-1571
Bowen DE. Ventilator weaning through hypnosis. Psychosomatics. 1989 Fall;30(4):449-50
Bridges EJ. Transition from ventilatory support: knowing when the patient is ready to wean. Crit Care Nurs Q. 1992 May;15(1):14-20.
Brochard, L, Rauss, A, Benito, S, et al (1994) Comparison of three methods of gradual withdrawal from ventilatory support during weaning from mechanical ventilation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 150,896-903
Butler R, et al. Is there a preferred technique for weaning the difficult-to-wean patient? A systematic review of the literature. Crit Care Med. 1999 Nov;27(11):2331-6.
Capdevila, XJ, Perrigault, PF, Perey, PJ, et al (1995) Occlusion pressure and its ratio to maximum inspiratory pressure are useful predictors for successful extubation following T-piece weaning trial. Chest 108,482-489
Carroll P, et al. Getting your patient off a ventilator. RN. 1996 Jun;59(6):42-7; quiz 48. Review.
Cull C, et al. Weaning patients from mechanical ventilation.Prof Nurse. 1999 May;14(8):535-8. Review.
Dehaven, CB, Kirton, OC, Morgan, JP, et al (1996) Breathing measurement reduces false-negative classification of tachypneic preextubation trial failures. Crit Care Med 24,976-980
Ely, EW, Baker, AM, Dunagan, DP, et al (1996) Effect on the duration of mechanical ventilation of identifying patients capable of breathing spontaneously. N Engl J Med 335,1864-1869
Epstein, S, Ciubotaru, RL (1996) Influence of gender and endotracheal tube size on preextubation breathing pattern. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 154,1647-1652
Esteban, A, Frutos, F, Tobin, M, et al (1995) A comparison of four methods of weaning patients from mechanical ventilation. N Engl J Med 332,345-350
Georgopoulos D. Proportional assist ventilation: an alternative approach to wean the patient. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 1998 Nov;15(6):756-60.
Hess, D, Schlottag, A, Levin, B, et al (1991) An evaluation of the usefulness of end-tidal PCO2 to aid weaning from mechanical ventilation following cardiac surgery. Respir Care 36,837-843
Irwin, RS, Hubmayr, RD (1991) Mechanical ventilation weaning. Rippe, JM eds. Intensive care medicine ,577-578 Little Brown Boston, MA.
Jacob, B, Chatila, W, Manthous, CA (1997) The unassisted respiratory rate/tidal volume ratio accurately predicts weaning outcome in postoperative patients. Crit Care Med 25,253-257
Jubran, A, Tobin, MJ (1997) Passive mechanics of lung and chest wall in patients who failed and succeeded in trials of weaning. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 155,916-921
Jubran, A, Tobin, MJ (1997) Pathophysiological basis of acute respiratory distress in patients who fail a trial of weaning from mechanical ventilation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 155,906-915
Ketzler JT, et al. Weaning from mechanical ventilation. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 1997 Winter;35(1):29-44. Review
Ketzler, JT, Habibi, S, Coursin, DB (1997) Weaning from mechanical ventilation. Int Anesthesiol Clin 35,29-44
Kirton, OC, DeHaven, CB, Morgan, JP, et al (1995) Elevated imposed work of breathing masquerading as ventilator weaning intolerance. Chest 108,1021-1025
Kollet, MH, Shapiro, SD, Silve, P, et al (1997) A randomized, controlled trial of protocol-directed versus physician-directed weaning from mechanical ventilation. Crit Care Med 25,567-574
Kuhlen R, et al. (1998) Weaning from artificial respiration. 1. Anaesthesist 47(7):614-26. Review. German.
Kuhlen R, et al. Weaning from artificial respiration. 2. Anaesthesist. 1998 Aug;47(8):693-703. Review. German.
Lee, KH, Hui, KP, Chan, TB, et al (1993) Rapid shallow breathing (frequency-tidal volume ratio) did not predict extubation outcome. Chest 105,540-543
Levy, MM, Miyasaki, A, Langston, D (1995) Work of breathing as a weaning parameter in mechanically ventilated patients. Chest 108,1018-1020
MacIntyre NR, CA Manthous, GA Schmidt, JB Hall (1999) Issues in Ventilator Weaning Chest 115: 1215-1216
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Mador MJ. Weaning parameters. Are they clinically useful? Chest. 1992 Dec;102(6):1642-3.
Manthous, CA, Schmidt, GA, Hall, JB (1998) Liberation from mechanical ventilation: a decade of progress. Chest 114,886-901
Marini, JJ, Smith, TC, Lamb, V (1986) Estimation of inspiratory muscle strength in mechanically ventilated patients: the measurement of maximal inspiratory pressure. J Crit Care 1,32-38
Mecca, RS (1997) Postoperative recovery. Barash, PG eds. Clinical anesthesia ,1279-1301 JB Lippincott Philadelphia, PA.
Multz, AS, Aldrich, TK, Prezant, DJ, et al (1990) Maximal inspiratory pressure is not a reliable test of inspiratory muscle strength in mechanically ventilated patients. Am Rev Respir Dis 142,529-532
Parthasarathy, S, Jubran, A, Tobin, MJ (1998) Cycling of inspiratory and expiratory muscle groups with the ventilator in airflow limitation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 158,1471-1478
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Peruzzi WT. (1990 ) The ventilatory challenge in weaning Chest 97(4):1024
Price JA, NW Rizk, (1999) Postoperative Ventilatory Management Chest 15:130S-137S
Rogers S, et al. Successful ventilator weaning: a collaborative effort. Rehabil Nurs. 1998 Sep-Oct;23(5):265-8.
Rumbak MJ., FW Walsh, WM Anderson, MW Rolfe, DA Solomon (1999) Significant Tracheal Obstruction Causing Failure to Wean in Patients Requiring Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation: A Forgotten Complication of Long-term Mechanical Ventilation Chest 115: 1092-1095
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Sassoon, CSH, Mahutte, CK (1993) Airway occlusion pressure and breathing pattern as predictors of weaning outcome. Am Rev Respir Dis 148,860-866
Smith BE. High frequency weaning. Anaesthesia. 1990 Aug;45(8):688-9.
Tobin, MJ, Guenther, SM, Perez, W, et al (1986) The pattern of breathing during successful and unsuccessful trials of weaning from mechanical ventilation. Am Rev Respir Dis 134,1111-1118
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Yang, K, Tobin, MJ (1991) A prospective study of indexes predicting outcome of trials of weaning from mechanical ventilation. N Engl J Med 324,1445-1450
Yang, KL, Tobin, MJ (1991) A prospective study of indexes predicting the outcome of trials of weaning from mechanical ventilation. N Engl J Med 324,1445-1450


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