What is Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV)?

What is Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV)?

In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks will explain about the non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV). Nowadays, patients are put on the non-invasive positive pressure ventilation unless indicated otherwise. All patients with cardiogenic pulmonary edema or type 2 respiratory failure, the NPPV is sufficient unless they have altered mental status, abundant secretions or unexplained vomiting. Almost 60- 90 % of the cases can be managed by non-invasive ventilation procedure.