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Table 2 Time courses of the different steps within the weaning process

From: Clinical evidence for respiratory insufficiency type II predicts weaning failure in long-term ventilated, tracheotomised patients: a retrospective analysis

  Median IQR
Time between intubation and the first SBT (days) 31 18–54
Duration of the first SBT for successful weaning (min) 60 30–120
Duration of the first SBT for unsuccessful weaning (min) 43 20–120
Duration of weaning after the first SBT for successful weaning (days) 18 10–26
Duration of weaning after the first SBT for unsuccessful weaning (days) 19 7–39