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ICU Management

Noninvasive Helmet Ventilation Associated with Lower Mortality, Intubation Rate, Complications

2016 26 Aug

A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies on noninvasive ventilation (NIV) for patients with acute respiratory failure (ARF) comparing use of helmet with face mask techniques found that helmet use was associated with lower hospital mortality, intubation rate and complications. The study is published in Critical Care.See Also: Helmet-Based Ventilation... Read more

ICU Management

Helmet-Based Ventilation Had Better Results than Facemask for ARDS Patients

2016 17 May

Results of a trial of helmet-based ventilation have shown that using a transparent air-tight helmet instead of a facemask helped critically ill patients breathe better and reduced their need for mechanical ventilation. In the trial, patients who were treated with helmet ventilation spent less time in the intensive care unit and lower mortality. The... Read more

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