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Quality of life of ALS and LIS patients with and without invasive mechanical ventilation
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QOL was not significantly different between the IV and not invasively ventilated patients, but ALSFRS was significantly lower in the IV group, and comparison of QOL scores between non-ventilated LIS patients who had the same score of dependence thatInvasive mechanical ventilation for patients who accept tracheotomy allows life prolongation and their QOL is not affected; medical teams should be aware of that. Expand
Evaluation of quality of life in complete locked-in syndrome patients
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Cette étude met en évidence l’amélioration du taux de réinsertion socioprofessionnelle des cérébro-lésés accompagnés dans leur parcours par la cellule d’insertion professionnelle, via donc une démarche précoce d”insertion. Expand
Evaluation of quality of life in complete locked-in syndrome patients.
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QOL in LIS patients was not significantly altered compared to control subjects in MQOL-SIS and in the MCS SF-36 scale; these results match previous studies published in the literature. Expand
Psychological Factors as a Determinant of Noninvasive Ventilation Compliance: Key Practical Aspects and Topics
Noninvasive mechanical ventilation (NIV) is a useful procedure in the management of patients with chronic respiratory failure with hypercapnia. Although NIV can benefit survival and quality of lifeExpand