Chapter 5.3. Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation in Stable Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. What is the Evidence?

  1. Peter G. Gibson1,
  2. Michael Abramson2,
  3. Richard Wood-Baker3,
  4. Jimmy Volmink4,
  5. Michael Hensley5 and
  6. Ulrich Costabel6
  1. Peter J Wijkstra

Published Online: 25 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987377.ch33

Evidence-based Respiratory Medicine

Evidence-based Respiratory Medicine

How to Cite

Wijkstra, P. J. (2007) Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation in Stable Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. What is the Evidence?, in Evidence-based Respiratory Medicine (eds P. G. Gibson, M. Abramson, R. Wood-Baker, J. Volmink, M. Hensley and U. Costabel), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470987377.ch33

Editor Information

  1. 1

    John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

  2. 2

    Monash University, Central & Eastern Clinical School, The Alfred, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  3. 3

    University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

  4. 4

    University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

  5. 5

    University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

  6. 6

    Ruhrlandklinik, Essen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 22 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727916051

Online ISBN: 9780470987377

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Keywords:

  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease;
  • non-invasive positive pressure ventilation;
  • long-term oxygen therapy;
  • uncontrolled trials;
  • length of ventilation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Description of problem

  • Description of treatment

  • Rationale of NIPPV

  • Randomized controlled trials

  • Uncontrolled trials

  • Discussion