Improving Care for Mechanically Ventilated Patients
Sean Berenholtz, MD, explains the importance of removing patients from mechanical ventilation as soon as safely possible in order to prevent short- and long-term harms. He then outlines three groups of interventions to achieve this goal and describes a national quality improvement project that hospitals can join to improve outcomes for ventilated patients. Details: http://www.hopkinsmedicine/armstrong/mvp.