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Model of Papuzinski et al for Predicting the Need for Tracheostomy for a Patient Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

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Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Papuzinski et al developed a multivariate model for predicting if a patient admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) would need a tracheostomy. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the Universidad de Valparaiso and Hospital Naval Almirante Nef in Chile.

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