Pressure support ventilation

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Abstract

Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) refers to the provision of mechanical ventilation (MV) through the patient's upper airway by means of a mask without the use of an invasive artificial airway (endotracheal tube or tracheostomy) [1].

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNoninvasive Mechanical Ventilation: Theory, Equipment, and Clinical Applications
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages21-26
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9783642113642
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Bertella, E., & Vitacca, M. (2010). Pressure support ventilation. In Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation: Theory, Equipment, and Clinical Applications (pp. 21-26). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-11365-9_4