Continuous negative chest-wall pressure therapy for assisting ventilation in older children with progressive respiratory insufficiency.

@article{Sanyal1977ContinuousNC,
  title={Continuous negative chest-wall pressure therapy for assisting ventilation in older children with progressive respiratory insufficiency.},
  author={Shyamal Kumar Sanyal and Thomas L. Avery and Mohinder K Thapar and Walter T. Hughes and Katherine S. Harris},
  journal={Acta paediatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1977},
  volume={66 4},
  pages={451-6}
}
Continuous negative chest-wall pressure (CNP) was used to assist ventilation in 14 children, 6 months to 14 years of age, who had progressive respiratory insufficiency caused by diffuse bilateral alveolar disease. Before the start of CNP therapy, each child had a respiratory rate greater than 50/min, arterial oxygen tension (PaO2) less than 70 mmHg (FIO2… CONTINUE READING