The use of inhaled nitric oxide in the critically ill has increased significantly over the past few years but little published information exists on standards for current practice. Sixty-four intensive therapy units in the UK were surveyed by questionnaire from which 54 (84.4%) satisfactory replies were received. We present the survey results and put forward recommendations based on current literature and our own clinical experience for the safe use of inhaled nitric oxide.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||British Journal of Anaesthesia|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 1997|
- Anaesthesia, audit
- Gases non-anaesthetic
- Intensive care, audit
- Pharmacology, nitric oxide