Posts Tagged ‘Center’

Ventilator Weaning: Combines Technology, Teamwork, And Experience

A mechanical ventilator is a life-saving technology, but the decision to wean a patient off a ventilator requires a skillful combination of proven protocols, reliable technology, and teamwork between respiratory therapists and physicians. For patients unable to breathe on their own, mechanical ventilation provides life-sustaining oxygen. However potential risks and adverse effects require careful oversight.…

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