Training helps improve skills in both the art and science of using CPAP or BiPAP to improve patient outcomes.
This column will compare and contrast NIV modalities and highlight advantages, disadvantages and selection criteria to help you.
The COVID pandemic has focused new attention on the value of the high-flow nasal cannula.
This article reviews the essentials of BiPAP, how it differs from CPAP, and summarizes potential advantages and disadvantages.
Lifesaving procedures like CPAP pose tremendous risk to patients if miscommunications occur during handoffs. The focus of this article is on reducing these errors.
Use of Positive End Expiratory Pressure should be considered for any patient who requires mechanical ventilation, including those in cardiac arrest.
This article will discuss the prehospital management of COVID-19 respiratory symptoms.
Given the overwhelming evidence of improved outcomes, prehospital CPAP belongs in every EMS toolbox.
Acute respiratory distress is a serious emergency. Good patient outcomes require a skilled assessment of the airway, breathing and oxygenation.
This column will explain how you can use end tidal CO2 measurements to titrate and evaluate the effectiveness of CPAP.