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Using Noninvasive Treatment to Manage Respiratory Distress in Pediatric Patients– Respiratory distress is a common reason for visits to the emergency department. Intubation and invasive mechanical ventilation are critical interventions, but there are definite risks associated with this treatment. In appropriately selected patients, Noninvasive Ventilation (NIV) may be an extremely valuable alternative to intubation.
The various forms of noninvasive ventilation available for use in children.
Indications for and techniques used for initiating NIV in transport, emergency department and acute care settings.
Potential hazards of NIV.
1.0 Free CEUs for Respiratory Therapists