Non-invasive ventilation can be used as adjunct for weaning patients from mechanical ventilation
Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) is the application of respiratory support via a sealed face-mask, nasal mask, mouthpiece, full face visor or helmet without the need for intubation
Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) is widely used for severe asthma in Australasia yet remains a controversial topic
The case. An obese 86 year old female is bought to ED by private car with a 5-6 day history of progressive dyspnoea and fevers. She is promptly rushed into the resus bay in extremis with cyanosis & poor respiratory…
LITFL puts you to the test, with 10 of the best Questions and Answer from this months EM Critical Care Article on Noninvasive Ventilation.