Learn More
  • G Sonnesso
  • AACN clinical issues in critical care nursing
  • 1990
Negative pressure ventilation (NPV), a concept that was used in the 1940s through 1950s to support the victims of the polio epidemic, is regaining popularity. It is being used increasingly to intermittently support respiratory function in patients suffering from a variety of diseases. The use of NPV obviates the need for a surgically placed airway (if the(More)
  • 1