Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 2nd, 2007
Study 1: A new study, "Outcomes of morbidly obese patients requiring mechanical ventilation for acute respiratory failure," is now available. In this recently published article, scientists in the United States conducted a study "To examine the outcomes of morbidly obese patients with acute respiratory failure treated with mechanical ventilation. Retrospective study. A 14-bed medical intensive care unit in an 800-bed university-based hospital. A total of 50 morbidly obese subjects with acute respiratory failure requiring ventilatory assistance. None. Arterial blood gas measurements, intubation rate, days of...
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