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Canadian Respiratory Journal
Volume 21 (2014), Issue 6, Pages 357-362
Original Article

Institutional Care for Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation in Canada: A National Survey

Louise Rose,1,2,3,4,5 Douglas McKim,6,7 Sherri Katz,7,8,9 David Leasa,10,11 Mika Nonoyama,12 Cheryl Pedersen,13 Monica Avendano,5,14 and Roger Goldstein5,13

1Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Canada
2Provincial Centre of Weaning Excellence/Prolonged Ventilation Weaning Centre, Toronto East General Hospital, Canada
3Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Canada
4Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael’s Hospital, Canada
5West Park Healthcare Centre, Toronto, Canada
6The Ottawa Hospital Respiratory Rehabilitation and The Ottawa Hospital Sleep Centre, Canada
7University of Ottawa, Canada
8Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Canada
9Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
10London Health Sciences Centre, Canada
11University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
12University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Canada
13Centre for Research in Inner City Health, Li Ka Shing Institute, St Michael’s Hospital, Canada
14University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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How to Cite this Article

Louise Rose, Douglas McKim, Sherri Katz, et al., “Institutional Care for Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation in Canada: A National Survey,” Canadian Respiratory Journal, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 357-362, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/538687