Liberation from PMV

 

We, along with others have demonstrated that—with the appropriate personnel, technology, monitoring, mobilization and nutrition—a majority of patients deemed ventilator-dependent can nevertheless be liberated from mechanical ventilation:

  • 65% Liberated  Gantt, Gene (ACCP Chest Conference Center of Excellence presentation, TN Vent Program Statewide 2011)
  • 65% Liberated  Gantt, Gene (Report to Gov. Bredesen, TN Initial Vent Program 2002)
  • 67% Liberated  Lindsay, Mark (Mayo 2004)
  • 60% Liberated  Gracey, D.R. (Mayo 2000)
  • 51% Liberated  Latriano, B. (Chest 1996)
  • 56% Liberated  Scheinorhorn (Chest 1997)