Respiratory Pathophysiology of Mechanically Ventilated Patients with COVID-19: A Cohort Study

Five to twenty percent of hospitalized patients with severe acute respiratorym syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection are admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU), with mortality reported between 26% and 61.5% (1-3). Nearly all ICU patients present with respiratory failure and up to 88% are managed with invasive mechanical ventilation (1-3).

Respiratory Pathophysiology of Mechanically Ventilated Patients with COVID-19: A Cohort Study
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