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Continuous negative extrathoracic pressure or continuous positive airway pressure compared to conventional ventilation for acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure in children

  1. Prakeshkumar S Shah1,*,
  2. Arne Ohlsson2,
  3. Jyotsna P Shah3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group

Published Online: 4 NOV 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 2 JUL 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003699.pub4


How to Cite

Shah PS, Ohlsson A, Shah JP. Continuous negative extrathoracic pressure or continuous positive airway pressure compared to conventional ventilation for acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD003699. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003699.pub4.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Toronto Mount Sinai Hospital, Department of Paediatrics and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Toronto, Departments of Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  3. 3

    Mount Sinai Hospital, Department of Paediatrics, Markham, Ontario, Canada

*Prakeshkumar S Shah, Department of Paediatrics and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1XB, Canada. pshah@mtsinai.on.ca.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 4 NOV 2013

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. 'Risk of bias' graph: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item presented as percentages across all included studies.
[Figure 2]
Figure 2. 'Risk of bias' summary: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item for each included study.
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Oxygen requirement, Outcome 1 Less than 30% FiO2 after one hour of therapy.
[Analysis 2.1]
Analysis 2.1. Comparison 2 Need for assisted ventilation (intermittent positive pressure ventilation or CPAP), Outcome 1 Intermittent positive pressure ventilation during hospital stay.
[Analysis 2.2]
Analysis 2.2. Comparison 2 Need for assisted ventilation (intermittent positive pressure ventilation or CPAP), Outcome 2 CPAP during hospital stay.