Effect of the presence of pneumonia on noninvasive ventilation success in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease cases with acute hypercapnic respiratory failure


AKPINAR S., Rollas K., Akpinar E. E. , ALAGOZ A., UCAR N., SIPIT Y. T.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.43, no.3, pp.373-378, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1206-107
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.373-378

Abstract

Aim: To investigate the effect of the presence of pneumonia on the success of noninvasive mechanical ventilation (NIMV) in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) cases with acute respiratory failure.