Shruti Nagarkar

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Background The term non-invasive ventilation (NIV) refers to the application of artificial ventilation without any conduit access to the airways i.e., without an endotracheal or tracheostomy tube. Recently, NIV has assumed a prominent role in the management of acute respiratory failure. By avoiding endotracheal intubation, NIV prevents complications(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS To understand the practice patterns of noninvasive ventilation (NIV) use by Indian physicians. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Around three thousand physicians from all over India were mailed a questionnaire that could capture the practice patterns of NIV use. RESULTS Completed responses were received from 648 physicians (21.6%). Majority (n =(More)
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