By Michael Allison, MD - 28th Apr 2020 - Course previews

Managing asthma with noninvasive ventilation

The use of noninvasive ventilation (NIV) in treating asthma is controversial. In this video, from our Noninvasive Ventilation Masterclass, we look at the evidence for and against the use of NIV in patients with acute asthma exacerbations, and consider when NIV might be useful in this cohort.


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Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) is a powerful therapy that clinicians can add to their ventilation toolbox. This course will cover the indications for NIV, initiation and optimization, how to monitor patients on NIV, and how to wean them from it. We’ll delve into controversial uses for NIV, where NIV is first line therapy, and how to rationally test its effectiveness in these situations.

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