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Sunday, August 21, 2016

Bi-Level ventilation

emDocs - August 19, 2016 - Authors: Goodnough R, Canseco C and Juarez M 
Edited by: Robertson J and Koyfman A
PIC1
"Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NIPPV) is mechanical ventilation that is provided via nasal prongs, a full or oral-nasal facemask, or mouthpiece. Different modes of mechanical ventilation are available, but the most commonly used methods are CPAP and BiPAP1. The majority of evidence in NIPPV does not differentiate between CPAP and bi-level, or other modes of NIPPV, and the majority of outcomes and data are applied to NIPPV as a generalized intervention..."