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Non-invasive ventilation

This topic is a part of the E-learning programme (ESCeL) on Acute Cardiovascular Care which offers a portfolio of 79 chapters among 11 sections

Non-invasive ventilation' introduces the topics of 'Continuous Positive Airways Pressure' and 'Non-Invasive Pressure Support Ventilation' in a way that is easily accessible to readers who may not have provided respiratory support previously. The topic takes readers through the principals of non-invasive ventilation, through practical aspects of its application and on to the evidence supporting its use.

This topic provides a succinct introduction to the subject whilst offering links to more detailed information for the avid reader.

This content offers the learner a focused and interactive educational experience based on the ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care, 2nd edition 2015, chapter: Non-invasive Ventilation  - by Dr Josep Masip, Dr Kenneth Planas and Dr Arantxa Mas.

What’s inside?

3 courses on:

  • Introduction
  • Principles of Non-invasive Ventilation
  • Administration of Non-invasive Ventilation

Each course ends with a MCQs test.

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Course Coordinator

  • Dr Sofie Gevaert

Course Contributor

  • Dr Richard Fisher