Life with home mechanical ventilation for young men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

@article{Dreyer2010LifeWH,
  title={Life with home mechanical ventilation for young men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.},
  author={Pia Sander Dreyer and Birgit Fynbo Steffensen and Birthe Dagmar Pedersen},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={66 4},
  pages={753-62}
}
AIM This paper is a report of a study from a patient perspective of the life experiences with home mechanical ventilation among young men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. BACKGROUND People with chronic respiratory failure due to neuromuscular diseases have been offered life-long ventilator support at home for more than a decade. People having this treatment are positive about it and agree on having made the right choice about receiving it. METHOD Nineteen people with Duchenne muscular… CONTINUE READING