Using non-invasive ventilation in acute wards: part 2
Philip Woodrow Practice Development Nurse, Critical Care, East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust, Canterbury
The second part of this article on non-invasive ventilation (NIV) examines the use of bilevel non-invasive ventilation, discussing the differences between CPAP and bilevel NIV. It also focuses on how to assess and monitor patients receiving either CPAP or bilevel NIV, and patient outcomes.
Nursing Standard. 18, 2,41-44. doi: 10.7748/ns2003.09.18.2.41.c3464
Published in print: 24 September 2003Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review