Critical illness myopathy is one of the causes for failure to wean from ventilator. Although associate factors of dysectrolytemia is to be ruled out and other causes for failure to wean is to be ruled out before diagnosing critical illness myopathy. Several factors play role in development of this condition. Here we present a case report of a post partum patient where we had encountered failure to wean despite several attempts and at last was successfully weaned and discharged from Intensive care unit.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Kathmandu University Medical Journal|
|Publication status||Published - 03-09-2008|
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