NIPV

(redirected from Noninvasive Positive-Pressure Ventilation)
AcronymDefinition
NIPVNederlands Indische Padvinders Vereeniging (Dutch: Dutch Indian Boy Scouts Association)
NIPVnoninvasive positive-pressure ventilation
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Which patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease benefit from noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation? A systematic review of the literature.
Studies have documented improvement in dyspnea in patients with advanced lung disease from noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation. This perceptual improvement may be independent of oxygen saturation.
Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation (NIPPV) is the treatment of choice for ALS patients with respiratory symptoms.
* Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation decreases risk for invasive mechanical ventilation (A).
Of the healthcare workers who entered the index patient's room, 22 were present at some time during the administration of noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation (NPPV), and SARS developed in 4 (18%).