Non invasive ventilation is a safe and effective option for many acute as well as chronic medical Conditions in Pediatric population.
Use of Bipap as a non invasive mode of ventilation has gained a significant attention in the last decade in pediatrics. It has shown to improve patient compliance, improve therapeutic times, decrease number of intubations, decrease length of PICU stay in patients.
So, it is worthwhile to have a clear idea on how a Bipap can be initiated and applied in sick children in order to have a desired favourable outcome
Dr Vibin K Vasudevan, Consultant Pediatric Intensive care explains the basics of Bi-PAP Ventilation in this video below.