Home mechanical ventilation : Invasive and noninvasive ventilation therapy for chronic respiratory failure.

[Home mechanical ventilation : Invasive and noninvasive ventilation therapy for chronic respiratory failure]. Anaesthesist. 2015 Jun 12; Authors: Huttmann SE, Storre JH, Windisch W Abstract Home mechanical ventilation represents a valuable therapeutic option to improve alveolar ventilation in patients with chronic respiratory failure. For this purpose both invasive ventilation via tracheostomy and noninvasive ventilation via facemasks are available. The primary goal of home mechanical ventilation is a reduction of symptoms, improvement of quality of life and in many cases reduction of mortality. Elective establishment of home mechanical ventilation is typically provided for noninvasive ventilation in respect to clinical symptoms and partial pressure of carbon dioxide depending on the underlying disease. However, invasive mechanical ventilation is increasingly being used to continue ventilatory support in polymorbid patients following unsuccessful weaning. Recommendations and guidelines have been published by the German Respiratory Society (DGP). PMID: 26065554 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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