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.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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