Factors related to spontaneous endotracheal extubation in the neonate

Pediatr Nurs. Jul-Aug 1989;15(4):347-51.

Abstract

Circumstances accompanying spontaneous endotracheal extubation (SE) in neonates reveal a trend that very low birth weight infants who are ventilated for several weeks are most prone to this complication.

MeSH terms

  • Birth Weight
  • Data Collection
  • Humans
  • Infant, Low Birth Weight
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infant, Newborn, Diseases / therapy*
  • Intubation, Intratracheal / adverse effects*
  • Time Factors