Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation
Indications: ...
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Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation
Indications: 
 • COPD exacerbation (↓ intubation, ↓ mortality), Cardiogenic pulmonary edema (↓ mortality), Other causes of respiratory failure, DNI status, Extubation to NIPPV
Contraindications: 
 • Unresponsiveness/coma, Inability to trigger breath, Inability to protect airway / remove mask, Risk of emesis / copious secretions, Recent head/neck surgery
Interfaces: Helmet, Full Face, Partial Face, Nasal 
Modes:
 • CPAP - Continuous positive airway pressure
 • s/T - Spontaneous Time (a.k.a BiLevel, BiPAP)
 • AVAPS - Adaptive volume assured pressure (a.k.a. NAPS)

by Nick Mark MD @nickmmark

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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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