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Lung

, Volume 196, Issue 5, pp 503–504 | Cite as

Ventilator Weaning and Excursion Time Index: One Step Closer to the Quantum Leap?

  • Eric Gottesman
  • Atul Palkar
  • Harley Greenberg
Letter to the Editor

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of MedicineDonald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/NorthwellManhassetUSA
  2. 2.Pulmonary & Critical Care MedicineW. W. Backus HospitalNorwichUSA

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