Hispanic Patients With Respiratory Failure Much More Likely to Be Oversedated

February 16, 2024


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Presented by Health Lab

According to a new study, Hispanic individuals who are hospitalized with respiratory failure are five times more likely than non-Hispanic patients to receive deep sedation while on a ventilator. The study is the first to identify what may be driving worse outcomes for Hispanic patients who are critically ill with respiratory failure.

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