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Case Report of an Elder Patient Treated with Noninvasive Ventilation in a Hospital Ward: Setting Description and Role of a Team

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This chapter describes a case report of an oldest-old patient with acute respiratory failure. It analyzes the timing model for the choice of the setting and the necessity of training and education of personnel dedicated to NIV.

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The authors would like to thank Dr. Elisa Salsano, Geriatric and Intensive Geriatric Care, High Survey Hospital San Giuseppe Moscati, Avellino, Italy, and Dr. Maria Rosaria Fiorentino, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Federico II University, Naples, Italy, for their contribution to the development of the chapter.

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Vargas, N., Fabbo, A., Esquinas, A.M. (2023). Case Report of an Elder Patient Treated with Noninvasive Ventilation in a Hospital Ward: Setting Description and Role of a Team. In: Acute Geriatric Care: from Hospital to Territorial Charge. Springer, Cham.

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