Management of pediatric acute hypoxemic respiratory insufficiency with bilevel positive pressure (BiPAP) nasal mask ventilation.

@article{Fortenberry1995ManagementOP,
  title={Management of pediatric acute hypoxemic respiratory insufficiency with bilevel positive pressure (BiPAP) nasal mask ventilation.},
  author={J. Dennis Fortenberry and J del Toro and Larry S. Jefferson and Lee W Evey and David H. Haase},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1995},
  volume={108 4},
  pages={1059-64}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy and complications of noninvasive nasal mask bilevel continuous positive airway pressure ventilation in pediatric patients with hypoxemic respiratory insufficiency. DESIGN Retrospective chart review. SETTING Intensive care unit, university affiliated tertiary care children's hospital. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study reviewed all patients admitted to the pediatric ICU with acute hypoxemic respiratory insufficiency who received bilevel noninvasive… CONTINUE READING
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