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Noninvasive Respiratory Support in Intensive Care

2022 05 Jul

Most forms of ventilatory support in intensive care before the 1950s were noninvasive without direct access to the lower airways, using face mask for positive pressure or generating negative pressure around the chest. Ventilators stimulating negative pressure were designed in the late 19th century. The first application of positive end-expiratory pressure... Read more

Oxygen Therapy in COVID-19 Patients: The Role of HFNC and CPAP

2021 24 Jun

Oxygen therapy and mechanical ventilation in patients with COVID-19 and steps to choose the right therapeutic strategy for each patient. Introduction Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus CoV-2 is the highly contagious viral agent responsible for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 is the name of the syndrome caused by SARS-CoV-2... Read more

China With The World: COVID-19 Experts Dialogues - The 2nd Talk Transcript

2020 15 Mar

Q: Starting from the patient admission to the hospital, what is your rule for ventilation? Do you start from HFNC, CPAP, NIV or go directly to intubation and invasive ventilation when the conventional oxygen therapy fails? A: The use of HFNC as well as NIV is very popular among our patients. At the initial stage we didn’t have enough devices,... Read more

Ramp-Control Anaesthesia Technique Holds Promise

2014 04 Aug

A new study published in Anaesthesia & Analgesia suggests that a simplified anaesthesia procedure can enable a more widespread use of preoperative testing to demonstrate the cause of airway obstruction in patients with severe sleep apnoea. Dr. Joshua H. Atkins and Dr. Jeff E. Mandel of the University of Pennsylvania have developed a new ramp control... Read more