Monthly email clinical topic discussions. Respondents are a mixture of consultants, trainees and ANP’s.
Feel free to suggest a topic for debate.
All responses are personal opinions only.
My question for April is
What do people feel is an acceptable failure rate for extubation attempts on ICU?
What strategies (if any) do people put in place to try and minimise their failure rates?
There’s a nice FOAM summary of the issues here https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2760915/