Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation

Edited by Terry Robinson and Jane E. Scullion

in Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199226238
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597970 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation

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This chapter on non-invasive positive pressure ventilation covers background, respiratory failure, ventilators and interfaces, indications for use, contraindications, nursing care and monitoring, and service provision.

Chapter.  2331 words. 

Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology

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