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Data show higher mortality rate for overnight extubations

Critical Care SmartBrief | May 24, 2016

A study that included 97,844 mechanically ventilated patients at 165 ICUs showed higher mortality rates for those extubated at night, compared with patients extubated during daytime hours, according to data presented at the American Thoracic Society's annual meeting. The study also showed a higher 24-hour and 48-hour re-intubation rate during overnight shifts. MedPage Today (free registration) (05/17)


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Critical Care SmartBrief | May 20, 2016

Patient handoffs increase mortality risk, study says

Critical Care SmartBrief | May 20, 2016

Surrogate decision-makers, physicians may differ on patient's outlook

Critical Care SmartBrief | May 20, 2016

Hospital staff give input on updated ICU design plan

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Critical Care SmartBrief | May 20, 2016

Pediatric trauma centers tied to better outcomes among youths in car crashes

Critical Care SmartBrief | May 24, 2016

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