Evaluation of efficacy of non-invasive ventilation in Non-COPD and non-trauma patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) has been widely supported in the past two decades as an effective application in avoiding the need for endotracheal intubation (ETI) and reducing associated mortality in acute hypoxemic respiratory failure (AHRF) patients. However, the efficacy of NIV in AHRF patients, non-related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/1817-1737.146855

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@inproceedings{AlYami2015EvaluationOE, title={Evaluation of efficacy of non-invasive ventilation in Non-COPD and non-trauma patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis}, author={Marja A. AlYami and Mohammed D Alahmari and Hajed Alotaibi and Saad AlRabeeah and Ibrahim Abdullah Albalawi and Mohamed E Mubasher}, booktitle={Annals of thoracic medicine}, year={2015} }