Factors predicting successful noninvasive ventilation in acute lung injury

  title={Factors predicting successful noninvasive ventilation in acute lung injury},
  author={Yuko Z. Yoshida and Shinhiro Takeda and Shinji Akada and Takashi Hongo and Keiji Tanaka and Atsuhiro Sakamoto},
  journal={Journal of Anesthesia},
Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) has been successfully used to treat various forms of acute respiratory failure. It remains unclear whether NIV has potential as an effective therapeutic method in patients with acute lung injury (ALI). The aims of this study were to determine factors predicting the need for endotracheal intubation in ALI patients treated with NIV, and to promote the selection of patients suitable for NIV. We conducted a retrospective study of all patients admitted to the intensive… CONTINUE READING


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