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PG6 Postgraduate Course: Techniques in noninvasive mechanical ventilationPostgraduate CourseChairs:
P. Pelosi (Milan, Italy), W. Windisch (Freiburg, Germany)Aims:
After the course participants will have improved knowledge concerning NIV techniques. In particular, they will improve their knowledge about the ventilators for NIV (ICU or portable), the interfaces (conventional or unconventional), and the clinical use of NIV in difficult clinical settings (such as hypoxaemic respiratory failure) and at home.
HERMES SYLLABUS LINKS: A.1.3 Physiology, A.1.4 Pathophysiology, B.1.4 COPD (chronic obstructive bronchitis and/or emphysema), B.9 Acute injury, B.10 Respiratory failure, B.10.1 Acute respiratory distress syndrome, B.10.2 Obstructive lung disease, B.10.3 Neuromuscular disease, B.10.4 Chest wall disease, B.10.5 Other restrictive diseases, E.1.5 Oxygen therapy, E.1.6 Ventilatory support (invasive/non-invasive/CPAP).
TYPE OF COURSE: Lecture based