nasal ventilators for type 2 resp.failure

  1. hi! anybody familiar with the use of NIPPV like the Breas 102 and 403.I wonder if these machines have been commonly used in ICU/HDU or acute respiratory wards in america.
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    Specialty: 10 year(s) of experience in ICU,acute respiratory care.


  3. by   angel Ann i being ignored? the link below so you will have the idea of what i was asking about.

    Last edit by angel Ann on Oct 15, '04
  4. by   elnski
    Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation...Hmm.. Using BREAS 102 for acute Type 2 Respiratory Failure or Chronic users such us those w/ OSA for those who cant tolarate CPAP...dear, these r amazing machines.. venting w/o intubation...and the blood gases do get corrected most of the tym..