NIV-Helmet in Severe Hypoxemic Acute Respiratory Failure

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Martins, Joana ; Nunes, P. ; Silvestre, C. ; Abadesso, C. ; Loureiro, H. ; Almeida, H. (2015)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Case Reports in Pediatrics, volume 2,015 (issn: 2090-6803, eissn: 2090-6811)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4426899, doi: 10.1155/2015/456715
  • Subject: RJ1-570 | Pediatrics | Case Report | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: respiratory tract diseases

Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) is a method to be applied in acute respiratory failure, given the possibility of avoiding tracheal intubation and conventional ventilation. A previous healthy 5-month-old boy developed low-grade intermittent fever, flu-like symptoms, and dr... View more
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