[Lung protective ventilation - supportive and adjunctive therapies in acute lung injury]

Matthias, David; Markstaller, Klaus (2008). [Lung protective ventilation - supportive and adjunctive therapies in acute lung injury]. Anästhesiologie, Intensivmedizin, Notfallmedizin, Schmerztherapie, 43(6), pp. 464-470. Stuttgart: Thieme 10.1055/s-2008-1081394

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Various supportive and adjunctive therapies to conventional mechanical ventilation have been evaluated in patients with acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome (e.g. nitric oxide, prone position, surfactant, glucocorticoids). Although some investigations have shown promising improvements in oxygenation and physiological variables, large randomized trials of adjunctive and supportive therapies showed no impact on survival.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine and Anaesthesiology (DINA) > Clinic and Policlinic for Anaesthesiology and Pain Therapy

UniBE Contributor:

Markstaller, Klaus Michael

ISSN:

0939-2661

ISBN:

18563675

Publisher:

Thieme

Language:

English

Submitter:

Jeannie Wurz

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 15:03

Last Modified:

23 Jan 2018 12:17

Publisher DOI:

10.1055/s-2008-1081394

PubMed ID:

18563675

Web of Science ID:

000257116600008

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/27286 (FactScience: 105896)

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