Lung-protective Ventilation Saves Lives: Why Aren't We Using It?

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In this cohort of patients who met accepted criteria for the diagnosis of ALI-ARDS, chart review showed that the majority did not receive lung-protective ventilation, in some cases even when it had been ordered. Prominent among the reasons given for not using it was diagnostic uncertainty about the presence of ALI-ARDS in the patient.

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