Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation During Acute Asthmatic Attack

  • Arie SorokskyEmail author
  • Isaac Shpirer
  • Yuval Leonov


Asthma is characterized by reversible airway obstruction caused by a triad of bronchial smooth muscle contraction, airway inflammation, and increased secretions.


Endotracheal Intubation Pressure Support Invasive Mechanical Ventilation Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation Asthmatic Attack 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.General Intensive Care UnitAssaf HaRofe Medical CenterZerifinIsrael

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