• Aurika Savickaite

Helmet Ventilation Reduces the Need for Endotracheal Ventilation in ARDS

Updated: Jul 23, 2020

This 2017 Clinical Research Forum Distinguished Clinical Research Achievement Awards-winning study, led by Dr. Bhakti Patel from the University of Chicago, found that the use of a helmet for treatment of patients with ARDS reduced the need for ventilator use compared to the use of the standard face mask, and also prevented one death out of every five patients.


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