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No benefit from using pulmonary artery catheters to guide treatment of acute lung injury
  1. J T C Yen
  1. Specialist Registrar in Anaesthetics, Barnet General Hospital, London, UK;

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Acute lung injury (ALI) is a prevalent and devastating condition in the intensive care unit. Although pulmonary artery catheters (PAC) provide clinicians with important data about a patient’s haemodynamic status, doubts about their clinical benefit and worries about safety have raised questions about their usefulness. This study was …

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