25 January 2010 - by ~ 0 Comments

What is Non-invasive Ventilation?


Basically, non-invasive ventilation is a method of providing breathing assistance to people with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), and others with diminished respiratory capacity, without the use of a tracheostomy. The common method for dealing with lowered respiration in DMD is to place the person on a ventilator by putting a hole in one’s throat and attaching a […]

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