ECMO patients overestimated

Andrew Davies, Colin McArthur, Ian M Seppelt, Steven Webb

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Abstract

Although acute respiratory distress syndrome from H1N1 influenza A has been a serious problem in the past 18 months, particularly in our region of the world, we wish to correct the assertion that as many as a third of patients admitted to intensive care with severe respiratory failure will need ECMO.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1178 - 1179
Number of pages2
JournalBMJ: British Medical Journal
Volume341
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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Davies, Andrew ; McArthur, Colin ; Seppelt, Ian M ; Webb, Steven. / ECMO patients overestimated. In: BMJ: British Medical Journal. 2010 ; Vol. 341. pp. 1178 - 1179.
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ECMO patients overestimated. / Davies, Andrew; McArthur, Colin; Seppelt, Ian M; Webb, Steven.

In: BMJ: British Medical Journal, Vol. 341, 2010, p. 1178 - 1179.

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