Non-invasive ventilation in acute respiratory failure in children

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Clara Abadesso ; Pedro Nunes ; Catarina Silvestre ; Ester Matias ; Helena Loureiro ; Helena Almeida (2012)
  • Publisher: PAGEPress Publications
  • Journal: Pediatric Reports, volume 4, issue 2 (issn: 2036-749X, eissn: 2036-7503)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4081/pr.2012.e16, pmc: PMC3395974
  • Subject: pediatric intensive care unit. | R | acute respiratory failure | RJ1-570 | predictive factors | Non-invasive ventilation, acute respiratory failure, child, infant, predictive factors, pediatric intensive care unit | Pediatrics | Medicine | non-invasive ventilation | infant | Article | child

The aim of this paper is to assess the clinical efficacy of non-invasive ventilation (NIV) in avoiding endotracheal intubation (ETI), to demonstrate clinical and gasometric improvement and to identify predictive risk factors associated with NIV failure. An observational... View more
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