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Effect of critical illness polyneuropathy on the withdrawal from mechanical ventilation and the length of stay in septic patients.

Authors
  • Garnacho-Montero, Jose
  • Amaya-Villar, Rosario
  • García-Garmendía, Jose Luis
  • Madrazo-Osuna, Juan
  • Ortiz-Leyba, Carlos
Type
Published Article
Journal
Critical Care Medicine
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2005
Volume
33
Issue
2
Pages
349–354
Identifiers
PMID: 15699838
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In critically ill septic patients, critical illness polyneuropathy significantly increases the duration of mechanical ventilation and prolongs the lengths of intensive care unit and hospital stays.

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