Noninvasive Ventilation in Acute Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure

03:01 EDT 28 Jul 2017 | Medscape

For patients with acute hypercapnic respiratory failure due to an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), adding noninvasive ventilation (NIV) upfront to usual care helps reduce the likelihood of death and endotracheal intubation
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