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High-intensity non-invasive positive pressure ventilation for stable hypercapnic COPD

By Wolfram Windisch, Moritz Haenel, Jan H Storre and Michael Dreher

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Background: The objective of the present analysis is to describe the outcomes of high-intensity non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) aimed at maximally decreasing PaCO2 as an alternative to conventional NPPV with lower ventilator settings in stable hypercapnic COPD patients

Topics: Research Paper
Publisher: Ivyspring International Publisher
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2653788
Provided by: PubMed Central

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