Protocolized Care Does Not Prevent Reintubation
Patricia Kritek, MD
A protocol to use either high-flow nasal cannula or noninvasive ventilation after extubation did not prevent reintubation.
Based on studies completed during the past 2 decades, many intensive care units (ICU) have adopted protocols to regularly assess readiness for extubation (Lancet 2008; 371:126
). Once a... Read more..