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Thesis - University Access Only
Master of Science (MS)
artificial respiration, evaluation respiratory therapy
The purpose of this study was to determine the predictability of the BWAPT among patients in a midwestern tertiary care center. This study was a replication of a study conducted by Burns et al. (1992) at the University of Virginia. The following research questions were addressed:
1. To what extent does the Burn's Wean Assessment Program Tool predict a patient's ability to be sucessfully weaned from mechanical ventilation?
2. What is/are the predominant factor(s) that influence a patient's total BWAPT score?
3. What variables of the BWAPT differentiate successful weaning from unsuccessful weaning?
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Respiratory therapy -- Evaluation
Number of Pages
South Dakota State University
Copyright © 1993 Constance Schmidt. All rights reserved
Schmidt, Constance K., "Predictability of the Burns' Wean Assessment Program Tool: A Replication Study" (1993). Theses and Dissertations. 787.