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What does PMV stand for?

PMV stands for Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation

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2) Contraindications Advancing age (>70 y) Prolonged mechanical ventilation (>7 d) Surgically correctable causes Pneumothorax, effusions, endoluminal obstructions Intracardiac shunts, valvular pathology, incomplete revascularization Medical problems incompatible with prolonged survival Advanced malignancies Contraindications to anticoagulation Irreversible neurologic dysfunction (dementia, stroke, hemorrhage) Medical futility (i.
Five risk factors for infection or colonization with gram-negative organisms have surfaced frequently in studies: severity of illness, prolonged mechanical ventilation, prior antimicrobial exposures, prolonged hospital or ICU stay, and exposure to invasive medical devices.
Pediatric patients with chronic respiratory conditions requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation represent complex case-examples for home care discharge planning and management.