Pediatric Chronic Home Invasive Ventilation

Publication Date: April 1, 2016

Key Points

Key Points

Collaborative generalist and subspecialist comanagement is the Medical Home model most likely to be successful for the care of children requiring chronic invasive ventilation.

Standardized hospital discharge criteria are suggested.

An awake, trained caregiver should be present at all times, and at least two family caregivers should be trained specifically for the child’s care.

Home equipment requires proper maintenance of all equipment and regular review of ventilator settings.

Management

Management

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...2. Proposed Standardized Criteria for Discha...


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