According to new research published in Thorax, the use of noninvasive breathing support to treat patients with moderate to severe COVID-19 in hospitals isn’t linked to a heightened risk of transmitting infection to others.
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Repeated adjustment of the NIV mask to maintain adequate ventilation can contribute to friction and shear on the surface of the skin, and ultimately can lead to pressure injuries.Read More
Combining home noninvasive ventilation with home oxygen therapy is more cost effective for patients with COPD and reduces risks of mortality and hospital readmission.Read More
For immunocompromised patients with acute respiratory failure who are less severe, noninvasive ventilation was shown to be a better treatment option than invasive mechanical ventilation.Read More