J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2021 Jul 20. Epub 2021 Jul 20.
Surgical Outcomes Research Center, Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.
Background: Respiratory complications are associated with significant morbidity and mortality in trauma patients. The care transition from the intensive care unit (ICU) to the acute care ward is a vulnerable time for injured patients. There is a lack of knowledge about the epidemiology of respiratory events and their outcomes during this transition. Read More