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Non Invasive Ventilation Role and Application in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbation

Ferry Dwi Kurniawan, Prasenohadi, Faisal Yunus Abstract Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) exacerbation related to an increased risk of mortality, morbidity and health cost. Evidently, non invasive ventilation (NIV) has a role in reducing risk of in-hospital mortality, intubation and length of stay. By providing Positive End Expiratory Pressure (PEEP) extrinsically, it could overcome the […]

Invasive Mechanical Ventilation on Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

Susanto YS, Sari FR. J Respir Indones. 2012;32(1):44-52. Abstract Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is an acute respiratory disease that requires intensive care treatment with high mortality rates up to 60%. Acute repiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) could be due to pulmonary disorders (aspiration, pneumonia) and extrapulmonary disorders (sepsis, severe injury). Spesific prevention for ALI/ARDS are […]