SESSION TITLE: Mechanical Ventilation & Respiratory Failure I
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster
PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
PURPOSE: Noninvasive mechanical ventilation (NIV) is a front-line therapy for the management of acute respiratory failure (ARF), and is seeing growing use. The objectives of this retrospective study are to identify conditions for which NIV was initiated in ARF, predictors of NIV failure and mortality across different NIV indications.