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Weaning Score of Gluck and Corgian for Patients Receiving Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient receiving long-term mechanical ventilation using the scoring system of Gluck and Corgian.

Specialty:

Pulmonary Disease, Pediatric Pulmonology

Objective:

other testing, severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection

ICD-10:

J40-J47, R94.2, T81.8

Description:

Gluck and Corgian used a scoring system to evaluate patients receiving long-term mechanical ventilation at the time of admission to a long-term ventilator unit. This can help identify patients who can be eventually weaned. The authors are from Finch University of Health Sciences and Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago.

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