Respiratory Insufficiency Cochrane Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reviews

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Cochrane Systematic Review: Continuous negative extrathoracic pressure or continuous positive airway pressure compared to conventional ventilation for acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure in children


Shah PS, Ohlsson A, Shah JP.

Objectives: To assess the effectiveness of CNEP or Ni-CPAP compared to conventional ventilation in children (at least one month old and less than 18 years of age) with AHRF due to non-cardiogenic causes for improving the mortality or morbidity associated with AHRF.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Inhaled nitric oxide for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and acute lung injury in children and adults


Afshari A, Brok J, Mller AM, Wetterslev J. Inhaled nitric oxide for acute re...

OBJECTIVES: To systematically assess the benefits and harms of INO in critically ill patients with AHRF.