The Epidemiology of Acute Respiratory Failure in Critically Ill Patients *

  • Vincent J
  • Akc S
  • Mendonc A
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  • abbreviations
  • arf ϭ acute respiratory
  • characteristic
  • chf ϭ chronic heart
  • ci ϭ confidence interval
  • epidemiology
  • failure
  • failure assessment
  • fio 2 ϭ fraction
  • infection
  • mof ϭ multiple organ
  • mortality
  • multiple organ failure
  • of inspired oxygen
  • or ϭ odds ratio
  • outcome
  • roc ϭ receiver operating
  • scoring systems
  • severity-of-illness
  • sofa ϭ sequential organ

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  • Jean-louis Vincent

  • Serdar Akc

  • Arnaldo De Mendonc

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