Ventilator Management in the Community

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In addition to being used in clinical environments, ventilators can also support patients in home and care settings. In order to facilitate safe home ventilation and decrease the risk of complications, it is essential to thoroughly monitor and care for patients.

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Ventilatory support is a life-saving intervention taken when a patient is unable to facilitate their own breathing due to low oxygen levels, severe shortness of breath or other causes of respiratory distress. Ventilation takes over the work of breathing by delivering oxygen into the lungs, reducing the level of effort required by the patient.


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Lynn Hancock
27 Jun 2020
Great article, very informative
Emma Rodgers
30 Jun 2020
Very thorough and informative.
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Jenalyn Chio
08 Sep 2021
Direct to the point information
Denise Montgomery
17 Oct 2021
Good basic overview, excellent refresher. Nothing beats a run through refresher. This will be useful confidence-builder when I do the practical application with the patient and an overseer.
21 Jun 2023
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Theresa Jansons
13 Aug 2021
Clear and concise.
Haleme Ayyoub
02 Sep 2022
Community Care Worker
very informatice
Nicolle Scheenhouwer
28 Jun 2020
In review, this resource is easy to read and follow. Providing strategies to prevent any ventilations complications, stats with practicing aseptic technique.
Kylie Roberts
02 Oct 2020
Well written
Perrina Bozanich
17 Aug 2020
interesting read
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