E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH; Gregory W. Evans, MA; Edward F. Haponik, MD
Note: These data were originally presented at the Pulmonary and Critical Care Geriatric Educational Retreat, 14-18 March 1998, in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, and at the Annual Meeting of the American Thoracic Society in San Diego, California, 24-28 April 1999.
Acknowledgments: The authors thank Dr. William Hazzard and the Hartford Foundation for their foresight in considering pulmonary and critical care problems in the elderly as a worthwhile area of future research interest.
Requests for Reprints: E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 913 Oxford House, Nashville, TN 37232-4760.
Current Author Addresses: Dr. Ely: Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 913 Oxford House, Nashville, TN 37232-4760.
Mr. Evans: Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC 27157.
Dr. Haponik: Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Center, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205.
Ely EW, Evans GW, Haponik EF. Mechanical Ventilation in a Cohort of Elderly Patients Admitted to an Intensive Care Unit. Ann Intern Med. 1999;131:96-104. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-131-2-199907200-00004
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1999;131(2):96-104.
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