- Extubation criteria in infants and childrenAngela T Wratney
Critical Care Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, George Washington University, 111 Michigan Avenue NW, Suite 3 West 100, Washington, DC 20010, USA
Respir Care Clin N Am 12:469-81. 2006..Perhaps future well-designed, large-scale trials will provide more accurate predictors of extubation readiness to guide the safe and timely extubation of the pediatric patient...
- The endotracheal tube air leak test does not predict extubation outcome in critically ill pediatric patientsAngela T Wratney
George Washington University, Critical Care Medicine, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Pediatr Crit Care Med 9:490-6. 2008..To determine whether the absence of an endotracheal tube air leak (air leak test >/=30 cm H2O) measured during the course of mechanical ventilation predicts extubation failure in infants and children...