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Non-invasive ventilation

Abstract Acute respiratory failure is a life threatening condition encountered by Acute Physicians; additional non-invasive support can be provided within the medical high dependency unit (MHDU). Acute

Abstract Motor neurone disease (MND) is a chronic condition which presents mainly in the seventh and eighth decades. It classically presents with a mixture of upper and lower motor neurone features,

Abstract Acute hypercapnic respiratory failure in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can usually be managed initially with medical treatment and non- invasive ventilation. In circumstances where

Abstract Non-invasive ventilation has become an increasingly utilised tool for the treatment of acute respiratory failure. Potential benefits include a decreased incidence of intubation, duration of