extubation failure


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extubation failure

Respiratory failure after discontinuation of mechanical ventilation, accompanied by the need to reintubate the patient.
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This modality could therefore be used as a reliable outcome measure in clinical research studies, with the ultimate goal of identifying children at risk for extubation failure due to ventilator-induced diaphragmatic atrophy.
The most common observed risk factors for extubation failure include advanced age, prolonged ventilatory days prior to extubation, injury severity at the time of admission and length of sedation.
Notably the GCS and effectiveness of a patient's cough were deemed more important for prediction of extubation success rather than commencement of the weaning process, in accord with previously identified differences between extubation failure and weaning failure (27).
The cause of extubation failure and the time elapsed before re-intubation are independent predictors of outcome (31), (32).
Other studies have shown that, compared with conventional CPAP devices, infant flow devices result in a reduced oxygen requirement, decrease the work of breathing, and sometimes decrease extubation failure.