Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation: A Comparison of Patients Treated at Home Compared With Hospital Long-Term Care

July 26, 2020

To compare the characteristics of patients treated with invasive prolonged mechanical ventilation (PMV) at home or in hospital long-term care (HLTC), specifically focusing on medical and functional status, caregiver strain, 6-month outcomes, and health maintenance organization (HMO) costs.