The summary below is from the full report titled “Excess Body Weight Is Not Independently Associated with Outcome in Mechanically Ventilated Patients with Acute Lung Injury.” It is in the 2 March 2004 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 140, pages 338-345). The authors are J.M. O'Brien Jr., C.H. Welsh, R.H. Fish, M. Ancukiewicz, and A.M. Kramer, for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Network.
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Excess Body Weight and Outcomes of Acute Lung Injury Requiring Mechanical Ventilation. Ann Intern Med. ;140:I–56. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-140-5-200403020-00003
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2004;140(5):I-56.
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome/Acute Lung Injury, Emergency Medicine, Mechanical Ventilation, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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