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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01305421
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2011 by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Brugmann. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
ICU patients do experience extubation failure. Guidelines rarely include muscle strength criteria. Prior work indicates that grip strength is a reliable surrogate for muscle strength. The purpose of the study is to assess the success rate of mechanical ventilation weaning based on the grip test.
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