Mechanical Ventilation in Interstitial Lung Disease
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients were diagnosed as interstitial lung disease and received mechanical ventilation.
They were clearly diagnosed as interstitial lung disease in hospital;
They had progressive worsening of dyspnea and their oxygenation indexes were less than 300 in ICU;
They received at least 48 hours of mechanical ventilation after being admitted into ICU.
We excluded patients who were admitted into ICU because of postoperative monitoring.