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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2013, Article ID 413216, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/413216
Clinical Study

Sequential Oxygenation Index and Organ Dysfunction Assessment within the First 3 Days of Mechanical Ventilation Predict the Outcome of Adult Patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Failure

1Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Niaosung, Kaohsiung 833, Taiwan
2Department of Respiratory Therapy, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung 833, Taiwan
3Department of Respiratory Care, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Chiayi 813, Taiwan

Received 28 December 2012; Accepted 17 January 2013

Academic Editors: G. Nieman and M. M. Parker

Copyright © 2013 Hsu-Ching Kao 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.

How to Cite this Article

Hsu-Ching Kao, Ting-Yu Lai, Heui-Ling Hung, et al., “Sequential Oxygenation Index and Organ Dysfunction Assessment within the First 3 Days of Mechanical Ventilation Predict the Outcome of Adult Patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Failure,” The Scientific World Journal, vol. 2013, Article ID 413216, 10 pages, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/413216.