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Status Asthmaticus, “Answers”

1. When do you use NIPPV in status asthmaticus? The use of NIPPV (non-invasive positive pressure ventilation) for respiratory failure has been proven to be beneficial and widely accepted in practice for multiple indications including COPD exacerbations and pulmonary edema … Continue reading

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Status Asthmaticus, Questions

1. When do you use non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) in status asthmaticus? 2. Do you start inhaled corticosteroids on asthma patients who are going to be discharged from the ED? 3. When, if ever, do you use ketamine for induction, or for … Continue reading

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