Tag: Home mechanical ventilation

Current practices in home mechanical ventilation for COPD

Patients were highly compliant with home mechanical ventilation. There seems to be a move towards higher ventilation pressures, increased use of oronasal #masks and an intent to obtain normocapnia.
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Tricks and tips for home mechanical ventilation

New review article discusses home mechanical ventilation initiation and follow-up. Therapeutic goal setting, treatment initiation, ventilator data usage and telemonitoring follow-up are addressed.
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Long-term adherence to home mechanical ventilation

How has compliance with HMV changed in the last 10 years in patients with sleep-disordered breathing and hypercapnic respiratory failure? Medical records show annual non-adherence reduced by 86% from ...
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