With which clinical conditions should noninvasive ventilation (NIV) be used with caution?

Updated: Jun 18, 2020
  • Author: Guy W Soo Hoo, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Use with caution in the following clinical conditions:

  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (exacerbation)
  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome (consider helmet ventilation)

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