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Integrative Weaning Index (IWI)

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Allergy, Immunology, Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Emergency Medicine, Family, General Practice, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Medical Genetics, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry, Radiology, Surgery, Urology, Other

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Nemer et al used the Integrative Weaning Index (IWI) to identify a patient who can be successfully weaned from mechanical ventilation. The authors are from the Hospital de Clinicas de Niteroi and Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

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