Posts Tagged ‘CPAP’

Non-invasive Ventilation in the Intensive Care Unit

Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) · A method of providing ventilatory support without the need for tracheal intubation. CPAP (Continuous positive airways pressure) Bi-level positive airway pressure (BiPAP©) Advantages of NIV compared to conventional ventilation Compared with conventional ventilation, NIV is a relatively inexpensive and simple technique which prevents the need for conventional ventilation in some patients [...]

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