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BPAP vs AVAPS for Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure in the ED

Background: Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) is an effective treatment modality for patients with both hypoxemic or hypercapnic respiratory failure and has been shown to decrease the need for intubation [2].  Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) provides a constant positive …

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Thoracic and Respiratory

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