Noninvasive ventilation

Effective bag-valve-mask ventilation saves lives

Robert Walker*, your patient in the postanesthesia care unit, is recovering from laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The anesthesia provider tells you that the patient’s history is unremarkable and surgery went well.…

Noninvasive ventilation makes a comeback

Although it’s not suitable for all patients, noninvasive positive pressure ventilation reduces many of the risks associated with mechanical ventilation.

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