Tag: positive pressure ventilation

1. Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) was superior to standard oxygen therapy (SOT) in reducing reintubations for patients with hypoxemic respiratory failure after abdominal surgery. 2. NIV also showed decreased the rate of health care-associated infections, especially pneumonia without an increase in serious adverse events Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: One of...
1. In this study, high flow nasal cannula (HFNC) was found to be non-inferior to bilevel positive airway pressure (BiPAP) in reducing reintubation rates after cardiothoracic surgery. 2. In this study, BiPAP had a higher rate of discontinuation per patient request than HFNC. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Acute respiratory...
1. Among infants born at > 35 weeks, the majority of neonates studied required postresuscitation care (PRC) including ventilator support, parenteral nutrition, or prolonged intensive care stay regardless of short (< 1 min) or prolonged (≥ 1 min) positive pressure ventilation (PPV) at birth. 2. Placental abruption, preterm and small...