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ANTITHROMBIN III IN SEVERE SEPSIS  SMART 2002 Milan, May 29-31, 2002 Freefree

Minerva Anestesiologica 2002 May;68(5):475-80

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Use and nursing of the helmet in delivering non invasive ventilation

Scandroglio M., Piccolo U., Mazzone E., Agrati P., Aspesi M., Gamberoni C., Severgnini P., Di Stella R., Chiumello D., Minoja G., Pelosi P.

From the Università degli Studi dell’Insubria Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e Biologiche Servizio di Anestesia e Rianimazione B Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi - Varese *Università degli Studi - Milano Istituto di Anestesia e Rianimazione Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico - IRCCS - Milano


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Con­tin­u­ous pos­i­tive end-expir­a­to­ry pres­sure (­CPAP) and Pres­sure Sup­port Ven­ti­la­tion (PSV) are com­mon­ly ­used for the ther­a­py of sev­er­al ­forms of res­pir­a­to­ry fail­ure. ­CPAP and PSV can be deliv­ered ­both dur­ing inva­sive res­pir­a­to­ry treat­ment, by ­means of an endo­tra­cheal ­tube or trach­e­os­to­my, and dur­ing non inva­sive res­pir­a­to­ry treat­ment. Non Inva­sive Ven­ti­la­tion (NIV) is com­mon­ly ­used for the ther­a­py of sev­er­al ­forms of res­pir­a­to­ry fail­ure (­COPD, Wean­ing peri­od ­from Inva­sive Mechan­i­cal Ven­ti­la­tion, Car­di­o­gen­ic Ede­ma,...) and the hel­met ­could be a ­good new ­device to deliv­er it ­with a bet­ter com­pli­ance ­instead the com­mon ­facial ­mask with­out increas­ing the ­nurses’ work­load.

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