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Daily attempts at weaning those ready to wean can only result in a greater number of positive outcomes.
Inspiratory muscle strength training improves weaning outcome in failure to wean patients: a randomized trial.
Use of noninvasive ventilation to wean critically ill adults off invasive ventilation: meta-analysis and systematic review.
In the early years of the facility, the facility ventilator wean rate of approximately 40% matched or exceeded success rates at large regional weaning centers, demonstrating the benefits of ventilator programs in long-term care settings.
Modern pig production units should wean at least 22 PPSY.
Charles Ross & Son Sprout-Bauer Paul Troester Maschinenfabrik Vander-Kemp Division Wean Industries Wyssmont
If for some reason a parent wants, or needs, to wean their baby earlier, then four months or 17 weeks is the absolute minimum age to introduce solids.
But some parents choose to wean early and baby foods are often marked as "suitable from four months".
The British Pig Executive (Bpex) is introducing the Breed +3 initiative to help each herd wean an extra three pigs per sow each year.
SCOTTISH band John Wean have been hailed as the best thing to come out of Uddingston since the Tunnock's Tea Cake.
It is important to note that there is not a distinct weaning parameter that can reliably predict a patient's ability to wean.
Predicting if a patient will be able to wean from mechanical ventilation is an important part of critical care medicine.