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ICU Management

Is Noninvasive Ventilation for Acute Lung Injury Effective?

2016 15 Jun

A recent systematic review and meta-analysis of noninvasive ventilation (NIV) for acute lung injury (ALI) or respiratory failure found that adult patients treated with NIV had a substantially lower intubation rate, shorter ICU stay, and lower hospital mortality compared with those using standard oxygen therapy. Xiaoli Xu, MD, of the Department of Infection... Read more