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Pulmonary-artery versus central venous catheter to guide treatment of acute lung injury.
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  • Jay Steingrub, MD, Baystate Health
  • Mark Tidswell, MD, Baystate Health
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BACKGROUND: The balance between the benefits and the risks of pulmonary-artery catheters (PACs) has not been established. METHODS: We evaluated the relationship of benefits and risks of PACs in 1000 patients with established acute lung injury in a randomi

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N Engl J Med. 2006 May 25;354(21):2213-2224.