When should home mechanical ventilation be started in patients with different neuromuscular disorders?

@article{Dreher2007WhenSH,
  title={When should home mechanical ventilation be started in patients with different neuromuscular disorders?},
  author={M. Dreher and Isabelle Rauter and Jan Hendrik Storre and Jens Geiseler and Wolfram Windisch},
  journal={Respirology},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={749-53}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Current international consensus guidelines identify a number of indicators for the establishment of home mechanical ventilation (HMV) for patients with neuromuscular diseases but do not address the possible clinical differences between each of the underlying disorders. This study assessed the differences in the physiological parameters of patients with neuromuscular disease commenced on HMV for the treatment of symptomatic chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure… CONTINUE READING
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