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SPS - We Heard You: Top Ten Network Questions on CLABSI Prevention

The Risk Factors of Unplanned Extubation in Pediatric ICUs are Too High

Are children more susceptible to unplanned extubation? According to studies of various literature and research, yes.

Unplanned extubation - or UE as it's commonly referred - is the unplanned, uncontrolled removal of a patient's life-sustaining breathing tube. And it's been reported that more than 18% of neonatal ICU patients experience unplanned extubation - this is higher than the average among adult ICU patients. [...]

 

Children's Hospitals' Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS) - Updated CLABSI Prevention Bundle