Non-Invasive Ventilation. Dr Duncan Mitchell Ealing Hospital. What we are going to cover…. What is NIV? Ventilation Physiology & Terminology Types of NIV Indications for NIV Contra-indications Case examples. What is Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV).
Dr Duncan Mitchell
‘Delivery of ventilatory support without the need for an invasive artificial airway’
- process by which O2 and CO2 are transported to and from the lungs
- lower pO2 higher pCO2 than inspired gas
- partial pressure gradient driving O2 in and CO2 out
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