Outcome of Patients Treated With Noninvasive Ventilation by a Medical Emergency Team on the Wards: Is It Really Scarce Monitoring?

K. H. Briones Claudett
2014 Respiratory care  
In Reply: We reviewed the comments by Killen H Briones Claudett. Of 238 subjects, we excluded the ones who were immediately transferred to the ICU. These subjects were deemed to be ICU candidates during the initial medical emergency team (MET) evaluation and were not the focus of our study. RESPIRATORY CARE • MAY 2014 VOL 59 NO 5 e89
doi:10.4187/respcare.03265 pmid:24789026 fatcat:6oxiho5nujc63o6e7a4sulcl6a