Title

Beyond Tracheostomy: Noninvasive Ventilation and Potential Positive Implications for Speaking and Swallowing

Published In

Seminars in Speech and Language

Document Type

Citation

Publication Date

8-1-2016

Abstract

For more than a decade, there has been a trend toward increased use of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) via mask or mouthpiece as a means to provide ventilatory support without the need for tracheostomy. All indications are that use of NPPV will continue to increase over the next decade and beyond. In this article, we review NPPV, describe two common forms of NPPV, and discuss the potential benefits and challenges of NPPV for speaking and swallowing based on the available literature, our collective clinical experience, and interviews with NPPV users. We also speculate on how future research may inform clinical practice on how to best maximize speaking and swallowing abilities in NPPV users over the next decade.

DOI

10.1055/s-0036-1583545

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/18967

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