Bubble continuous positive airway pressure in a human immunodeficiency virus-infected infant.

@article{McCollum2011BubbleCP,
  title={Bubble continuous positive airway pressure in a human immunodeficiency virus-infected infant.},
  author={Eric D McCollum and Andy Smith and Carrie L Golitko},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2011},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={562-4}
}
World Health Organization-classified very severe pneumonia due to Pneumocystis jirovecii infection is recognized as a life-threatening condition in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected infants. We recount the use of nasal bubble continuous positive airway pressure (BCPAP) in an HIV-infected African infant with very severe pneumonia and treatment failure due to suspected infection with P. jirovecii. We also examine the potential implications of BCPAP use in resource-poor settings with a… CONTINUE READING