More Non-Invasive Ventilation

Following the video on how to use non-invasive ventilation, I was asked to briefly again explain in graphical form how I see non-invasive ventilation as working. This is a very basic view. In terms of Non Invasive Ventilation, we can first start by thinking about CPAP (Continuous Positive Air Pressure) Ventilation. We can set this…

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Non-Invasive Ventilation

Introduction If find myself reaching more and more for the non-invasive ventilation, in the COPD patient. I’ve always loved it for acute pulmonary oedema. However, there is something about assisting the patient’s work of breathing, that allows me to ‘titrate’ what I give. A Case The ambulance bring a patient in on a rebreather. She…

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