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Validity of Integrative Weaning Index of Discontinuation From Mechanical Ventilation in Iranian ICUs

Seyed Jalal Madani 1 , 2 , Masoud Saghafinia 1 , 2 , Homeira Sedighi Nezhad 3 , Abbas Ebadi 3 , Ahmad Ghochani 4 , Ali Fazel Tavasoli 5 , Hamidreza Karimi Sari 6 and Seyed Davood Tadrissi 3 , *
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1 Trauma Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Iranian Society of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Trauma Research Center, Faculty of Nursing, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Trauma Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iranian Society of Emergency Medicine, Tehran, IR Iran
5 Students’ Research Committee (SRC), Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
6 Trauma Research Center, Faculty of Nursing, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Thrita: December 20, 2013, 2 (4); 62-8
  • Published Online: November 10, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 10, 2013
  • Accepted: June 14, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/thrita.12827

To Cite: Madani S J, Saghafinia M, Sedighi Nezhad H, Ebadi A, Ghochani A, et al. Validity of Integrative Weaning Index of Discontinuation From Mechanical Ventilation in Iranian ICUs, Thrita. 2013 ;2(4):62-8. doi: 10.5812/thrita.12827.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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