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Short-term outcome of critically ill patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome.

Authors
  • Gomersall, Charles D
  • Joynt, Gavin M
  • Lam, Philip
  • Li, Thomas
  • Yap, Florence
  • Lam, Doris
  • Buckley, Thomas A
  • Sung, Joseph J Y
  • Hui, David S
  • Antonio, Gregory E
  • Ahuja, Anil T
  • Leung, Patricia
Type
Published Article
Journal
Intensive care medicine
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2004
Volume
30
Issue
3
Pages
381–387
Identifiers
PMID: 14740156
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Mortality amongst critically ill patients with SARS is high. It causes predominantly severe respiratory failure, with little other organ failure, and a high incidence of barotrauma amongst those requiring mechanical ventilation.

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