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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2009, Article ID 820495, 5 pages
Clinical Study

Reducing Unplanned Extubations in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: A Systematic Approach

1Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Torrance, CA 90509, USA
2Department of Nursing, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90509, USA

Received 7 August 2009; Accepted 20 November 2009

Academic Editor: Praveen Kumar

Copyright © 2009 Bonnie R. Rachman et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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