Successful discontinuation of ventilation via tracheostomy by substitution of nasal positive pressure ventilation

D. M. Goodenberger, J. I. Couser, J. J. May

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Abstract

We report the successful substitution of noninvasive nasal positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) for ventilation via tracheostomy in two patients with neuromuscular respiratory failure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1277-1279
Number of pages3
JournalCHEST
Volume102
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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