Tag: COVID-19

Higher mortality & intubation rate with NIV vs HFO or CPAP

In COVID-19 pneumonia and hypoxemic respiratory failure, NIV use outside an ICU setting was associated with a higher risk of intubation or death vs HFNC after adjusting for covariates. No differences ...
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How does HFOT use impact clinical recovery from severe COVID-19?

Among patients with severe COVID19, use of high-flow oxygen therapy significantly decreased need for mechanical ventilation support and time to clinical recovery versus conventional oxygen therapy.
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COVID-19 public health measures

Reduced AECOPD during COVID-19. Data from a centre in Singapore show AECOPD admissions over 6 months following the introduction of public health measures decreased by >50% & respiratory virus+ AECOPD ...
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Specialty COPD care during COVID-19

COVID-19 and remote COPD care. Online survey of clinicians (n=55) and patients (n=19) in UK found high adoption rates: patient education, smoking cessation and assessment of need for F2F care were dee...
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