volume 19, issue 2, P82-91 2004
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2004.04.006
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Abstract: Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation has been demonstrated to be of benefit in preventing endotracheal intubation and reducing mortality in specific patients in the setting of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The successful application of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation depends on a multitude of factors, including patient selection, choice of interface, physician experience, and patient-ventilator synchrony. The use of clinical practice guidelines has been shown to i…

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