Alternatives to Invasive Ventilation in the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA, June 4th, 2020

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Beyond the obvious and immediate limitations that patients require translaryngeal intubation and are physically attached to a ventilator, delivery of gas by positive pressure also creates mechanical stress and causes strain on lung tissue. This stress can lead to ventilator-induced lung injury, compounding the underlying lung condition that precipitated the initial respiratory failure. For more information, please click here

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