Weaning Criteria for Mechanically Ventilated Patients

1.  PF ratio >150

2.  PEEP < 5 mm Hg

3.  effective cough

4.  No or minimal sedation  vasopressors


Spontaneous Breathing Trial:

Disconnect patient from ventilator to T-piece

Provide additional oxygen during 30-60 minutes


Discontinue SBT if:

1. diaphoresis, agitation, drowsiness

2.  >=5% decrease in peripheral O2 saturation

3.  RR > 35Min or increase by 50%

4.  SBP increase >/= 20%

5.  HR increase >/=20%

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