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Model for Patient at Risk for Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation (I-TRACH Score)

Purpose:

To identify a patient who may require prolonged mechanical ventilation based on the model of Clark and Lettieri.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

Description:

Clark and Lettieri developed a model for identifying a patient at risk for prolonged mechanical ventilation. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda.

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