TITLE

Flexible Bronchoscopy Assisted by Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation

AUTHOR(S)
Murgu, Septimiu D.; Pecson, Jocelyn; Colt, Henri G.
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2011, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the responsibilities of a critical care nurse in the management of risks and complications associated with the use of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV)-assisted bronchoscopy. It compares NPPV and intubations in critically ill patients with respiratory insufficiency, refractory hypoxemia, and obstructive sleep apnea. Also discussed are physiological basis for NPPV, and its indications and monitoring needs.
ACCESSION #
60959768

 

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