Navigation Links
NIPPV linked to increased hospital mortality rates in small group of patients
Date:10/20/2011

Although increased use of noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation (NIPPV) nationwide has helped decrease mortality rates among patients hospitalized with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a small group of patients requiring subsequent treatment with invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV) have a significantly higher risk of death than those placed directly on IMV, according to researchers in the United States who studied patterns of NIPPV use.

The findings were published online ahead of the print edition of the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Patients hospitalized with COPD frequently require mechanical ventilation either invasive or noninvasive to help them breathe. IMV requires insertion of a rigid tube into the airway which allows oxygen to enter and exit the lungs freely. Invasive methods often involve a significant risk of infection which can occur when bacteria gather around the tube and its fittings. As a result, NIPPV methods are used when possible to minimize infection risks. NIPPV relies on the use of a mask to deliver pressurized air through the mouth and nose. The two common forms of NIPPV are continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), which provides a continuous pressurized stream of air, and bilevel positive airway pressure (BPAP), which offers different pressures for inhalation and exhalation. "We performed the first examination of the patterns and outcomes of NIPPV treatment for acute exacerbations of COPD in clinical practice nationwide, using data from an estimated 7,511,267 million hospital admissions in the United States during 1998-2008," said Fernando Holguin, MD, MPH, an assistant professor of medicine in the Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. "The current study, to the best of our knowledge, is the first to report a dramatic shift towards NIPPV use for treating respiratory failure from acut
'/>"/>

Contact: Brian Kell
bkell@thoracic.org
212-315-6442
American Thoracic Society
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Molecular pathways linked to sex, age affect outcomes in lung cancer
2. Physical Changes in Brain Linked to Altered Spirituality
3. Migraine Linked to Increased Heart Attack Risk
4. First Gene Variants Linked to Stuttering Discovered
5. Flat Head Syndrome Linked to Developmental Delays
6. Untreated poor vision in elderly linked to dementia, University of Michigan study shows
7. Genetic Mutation Linked to Prostate Cancer in Blacks
8. Sleep More, Lose Weight – Sleeplessness Linked to Obesity
9. Antibodies linked to cardiovascular disease increase in patients with active lupus
10. High Hormone Level Linked to Cancer Death in Older Men
11. Hormone replacement therapy linked to increased lung cancer risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/14/2014)... NY (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 Transvaginal ... filed in New Jersey, where two separate litigations are ... LLP reports. , According to Case Lists updated ... filed over devices marketed by C.R. Bard Inc., and ... involving cases against C.R. Bard, a total of 1,557 ...
(Date:9/14/2014)... School requires that children read at both near ... screened only for far vision when they enter school. , ... their eyes do not track effectively or focus (team) on ... avoid reading; at worst, they will think there is ... Children who cannot see cannot read. , On November ...
(Date:9/13/2014)... September 13, 2014 Ticket Down ... concert tickets. This beloved pop-rock group that originally formed in ... studio album. Fans of the group had been anticipating a ... If fans were excited yet about the release of their ... 5 has announced a massive worldwide tour beginning in the ...
(Date:9/13/2014)... York (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Stryker ... of the 2012 Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip ... underway in New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court, Bernstein ... issued by the Court on September 10th, 2,097 cases ... increase of 33 filings since the Court issued its ...
(Date:9/13/2014)... September 13, 2014 Hastings and Hastings, ... over 30 years of dedicated client friendly legal services. ... years of cumulative combined experience, Hastings and Hastings offers ... to clients. Even more impressive is the fact that ... boasts 11 offices located across the entire state of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Jersey Litigations Continue to Add Ethicon, C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:New Jersey Litigations Continue to Add Ethicon, C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:New Jersey Litigations Continue to Add Ethicon, C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Maroon 5 Tickets Now on Sale in Philadelphia, Washington DC, Nashville, San Jose, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Tacoma, Saint Paul, Vancouver, San Diego & New York 2Health News:Maroon 5 Tickets Now on Sale in Philadelphia, Washington DC, Nashville, San Jose, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Tacoma, Saint Paul, Vancouver, San Diego & New York 3Health News:Stryker Hip Lawsuit News: Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Lawsuit Filings Near 2,100 in New Jersey Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Stryker Hip Lawsuit News: Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Lawsuit Filings Near 2,100 in New Jersey Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Hastings & Hastings Reports Reaching 30 Years Of Dedicated Client Friendly Legal Services 2Health News:Hastings & Hastings Reports Reaching 30 Years Of Dedicated Client Friendly Legal Services 3
... This release is available in German . ... and learning about the warning signs of lymphedema: that,s ... lymphedema, according to the German Institute for Quality and ... about how to protect themselves from this common and ...
... AUGUSTA, Maine, Nov. 6 Building on the ... for small businesses in Maine,the Maine State Chamber ... and Blue Shield have announced further additions to ... January, Chamber,BlueOptions will include eight health plans from ...
... Invisicare Is Put In Place, LAS VEGAS, ... the developers of Invisicare, a patented polymer,delivery system ... of Geert Cauwenbergh, PhD to head its International,Advisory ... expand the demand,for Invisicare in international markets. Dr. ...
... Nov. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin,Pharmaceutical, Co., Inc., (Amex: ... traditional Chinese medicine ("TCM") based in Chengdu, China,today ... to discuss its,2009 fiscal first quarter at 8:30 ... will be released that day before the market ...
... A steady march toward using,ever-more "patient-friendly" ... proceedings of the 37th Global Congress of ... international professional society for,specialists in minimally invasive ... preserving the highest possible quality of,life for ...
... People With,Diabetes and Their Caregivers, WESTPORT, Conn., Nov. ... laughter, and family, usually accompanied by trays of cookies,cakes, ... some,of the nearly 24 million people in America with ... dLife helped over 100,000 online,visitors survive the season with ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:How women can improve their quality of life after breast cancer treatment 2Health News:Chamber BlueOptions Insurance Adds to its Options and Benefits for 2009 Suite of Insurance Plans Meeting Small Business Needs 2Health News:Chamber BlueOptions Insurance Adds to its Options and Benefits for 2009 Suite of Insurance Plans Meeting Small Business Needs 3Health News:Skinvisible Appoints Dr. Geert Cauwenbergh to Its International Advisory Board 2Health News:Skinvisible Appoints Dr. Geert Cauwenbergh to Its International Advisory Board 3Health News:Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. to Host Fiscal Year 2009 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 8:30 a.m. EST 2Health News:Hi-Tech Advances the Practice of Minimally Invasive Gynecology at AAGL Global Congress 2Health News:Hi-Tech Advances the Practice of Minimally Invasive Gynecology at AAGL Global Congress 3Health News:Hi-Tech Advances the Practice of Minimally Invasive Gynecology at AAGL Global Congress 4Health News:Back By Popular Demand - dLife Holiday Helpline 2
(Date:9/12/2014)... -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) ... 56th Annual Meeting in San Francisco ... consistency and accuracy in cancer treatment. Producing quality results ... oncology solutions underscore Philips, dedication to leading healthcare into ... "Philips is leveraging our expertise in CT, ...
(Date:9/12/2014)... MARIETTA, Ga. , Sept. 12, 2014  WellStar ... Georgia and became the second in the ... sleep apnea.  As part of WellStar Health System, Paulding ... continually offering the latest treatments and solutions. ... sleep apnea in patients who are unable to use ...
(Date:9/12/2014)... According to the new research ... Infectious Diseases Testing Kits, Cardiac & Tumor Markers), by ... & Prescription Based - Global Forecast to 2018" published ... over the forecast period of 2013 to 2018. The ... 9.3% from 2013 to 2018, to reach $27.5 billion ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Philips Demonstrates Commitment to Radiation Oncology Solutions at ASTRO 2014 2Philips Demonstrates Commitment to Radiation Oncology Solutions at ASTRO 2014 3WellStar Pioneers New Sleep Apnea Treatment 2Point-Of-Care Diagnostic Market Worth $27.5 Billion by 2018 2Point-Of-Care Diagnostic Market Worth $27.5 Billion by 2018 3Point-Of-Care Diagnostic Market Worth $27.5 Billion by 2018 4
... 2011 Today OncoGenex (NASDAQ: ... an amendment to the approved SPA with the U.S. Food ... the Prostate Cancer SATURN Clinical Trial - a Phase III ... OGX-011/TV-1011, can improve quality of life by reducing cancer pain ...
... Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. today announced it ... Chief Operating Officer of its orthotic and prosthetic ... immediately.  Mr. Wilson brings more than 20 years ... of medical/surgical and pharmaceutical products to physician offices, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:OncoGenex Announces Completion of a Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) Amendment with the FDA Increasing Patient Eligibility for the Custirsen Phase III Prostate Cancer SATURN Clinical Trial 2OncoGenex Announces Completion of a Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) Amendment with the FDA Increasing Patient Eligibility for the Custirsen Phase III Prostate Cancer SATURN Clinical Trial 3OncoGenex Announces Completion of a Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) Amendment with the FDA Increasing Patient Eligibility for the Custirsen Phase III Prostate Cancer SATURN Clinical Trial 4Hanger Orthopedic Group Names Kenneth W. Wilson as President and Chief Operating Officer of Distribution Business Unit, SPS 2Hanger Orthopedic Group Names Kenneth W. Wilson as President and Chief Operating Officer of Distribution Business Unit, SPS 3
0.2ml Gradient Block MBSR. Robot compatible block ejection mechanism. Stackable. (96 well block - holds 1 plate 0.2ml x 96 well plate)...
... PxE Thermal Cycler (PxE) is a licensed 96 ... features for value for money thermal cycling. ... sixteen years experience in manufacturing and retains a ... synonymous with other products in the range. ...
Custom programming of 3 hot blocks and 1 cold block, 30% reduction in cycling time, Unmatched well-to-well uniformity, No gradient feature...
... With Exceptional Performance The sleek ... might be the first things ... is designed for performance. With ... premium, its small footprint is ...
Medicine Products: