The use of noninvasive pressure support ventilation for severe respiratory insufficiency due to pulmonary oedema

@article{Hoffmann1999TheUO,
  title={The use of noninvasive pressure support ventilation for severe respiratory insufficiency due to pulmonary oedema},
  author={Bjoern Hoffmann and Tobias Welte},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={25},
  pages={15-20}
}
Objective: Experimental use of noninvasive pressure support ventilation (NIPSV) in patients with severe pulmonary oedema who would have been intubated if noninvasive ventilation were not available. Design: Open, prospective, within patients non comparative study. Setting: Internal intensive care unit (11 beds) at a university hospital. Patients: 29 patients with severe respiratory distress and confirmed pulmonary oedema. Interventions: NIPSV was applied via a tight fitting face mask delivering… CONTINUE READING
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