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Withdrawing life support: Extubation and prolonged terminal weans are inappropriate

Gilligan, Timothy MS; Raffin, Thomas A. MD

Another Point of View

From the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

This study was supported, in part, by the Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Reeves and Family Fund.

Address requests for reprints to: Thomas A. Raffin, MD, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room H3151, Stanford, CA 94305-5236.

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