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.
Excess Body Weight and Outcomes of Acute Lung Injury Requiring Mechanical Ventilation. Ann Intern Med. 2004;140:I–56. doi: https://doi.org/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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