This site is intended for healthcare professionals

2437 pages added, reviewed or updated during the last month (last updated: 22/4/2021)

2437 pages added, reviewed or updated during the last month (last updated: 22/4/2021)


Medical search

assisted ventilation

FREE subscriptions for doctors and students... click here
You have 3 more open access pages.

Indications for assisted ventilation include:

  • coma - where there is inadequate spontaneous ventilatory effort
  • life-threatening hypoxaemia

The decision to use assisted ventilation must take into account whether the underlying pathology is reversible.

Last reviewed 01/2018

Links: