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Noninvasive ventilation


Key sources

The following summarized guidelines for the management of noninvasive ventilation are prepared by our editorial team based on guidelines from the European Respiratory Society (ERS 2017). ...
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Specific circumstances

Immunocompromised patients: as per ERS 2017 guidelines, consider early NIV for immunocompromised patients with acute respiratory failure.
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  • Patients on mechanical ventilation

  • Patients with COPD exacerbation

  • Patients with asthma exacerbation

  • Patients with cardiogenic pulmonary edema

  • Patients with de novo acute respiratory failure

  • Patients with postoperative respiratory failure

  • Patients with post-extubation respiratory failure

  • Patients with chest wall trauma

  • Patients undergoing palliative care