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Intervention Protocol

Pressure support versus T tube for weaning from mechanical ventilation in adults

  1. Magdaline T Ladeira 1,*,
  2. Karen EA Burns2,
  3. Álvaro N Atallah3,
  4. Flávia MR Vital4,
  5. Régis B Andriolo5,
  6. Bernardo Soares6

Editorial Group: Cochrane Anaesthesia Group

Published Online: 19 APR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006056


How to Cite

Ladeira MT, Burns KEA, Atallah ÁN, Vital FMR, Andriolo RB, Soares B. Pressure support versus T tube for weaning from mechanical ventilation in adults (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD006056. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006056.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Universidade Federal de São Paulo/Escola Paulista de Medicina, Department of Internal and Therapeutic Medicine, Minas Gerais, Brazil

  2. 2

    St Michael's Hospital, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  3. 3

    Universidade Federal de São Paulo / Escola Paulista de Medicina, Brazilian Cochrane Centre, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

  4. 4

    Muriaé Cancer Hospital , Department of Physiotherapy, Muriaé, Minas Gerais, Brazil

  5. 5

    Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Emergency Medicine and Evidence Based Medicine, São Paulo, Brazil

  6. 6

    Brazilian Cochrane Centre, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

*Magdaline T Ladeira , Department of Internal and Therapeutic Medicine, Universidade Federal de São Paulo/Escola Paulista de Medicina, Rua Dr Romualdo 470/701 São Mateus, Juiz de Flora, Minas Gerais, 36016-380, Brazil. magdalineladeira@yahoo.com.br.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 19 APR 2006

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

We aim to synthesise and compare the best evidence comparing two strategies (T-piece versus PS) to wean adult patients with respiratory failure requiring invasive mechanical ventilation for at least 24 hours.