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Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation Using Helium:Oxygen Versus Air:Oxygen in Acute Respiratory Failure in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients Exposed to Sulfur Mustard

2014-07-24 14:20:39 | BioPortfolio

Summary

to assess the effectiveness of helium:oxygen mixture adjunct with non-invasive ventilation in sulfur mustard exposed patients with acute decompensation

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Conditions

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Intervention

helium:oxygen

Status

Completed

Source

Baqiyatallah Medical Sciences University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:20:39-0400

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