Risk factors for mechanical ventilation in U.S. children hospitalized with seasonal influenza and 2009 pandemic influenza A

Carl Eriksson, Dionne A. Graham, Timothy M. Uyeki, Adrienne G. Randolph

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE:: We tested the hypothesis that the use of mechanical ventilator support in children hospitalized with influenza during the 2009 H1N1 influenza A (H1N1) pandemic was higher than would be expected in children hospitalized for seasonal influenza after adjusting for patient risk. DESIGN:: Retrospective cohort study. SETTING:: Forty-three U.S. pediatric hospitals. PATIENTS:: Children

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)625-631
Number of pages7
JournalPediatric Critical Care Medicine
Volume13
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2012

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Keywords

  • child
  • human influenza
  • infant
  • mechanical ventilation
  • pandemics
  • pediatric hospitals
  • respiration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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