Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation: resource document for the National Association of EMS Physicians position statement

Prehosp Emerg Care. 2011 Jul-Sep;15(3):432-8. doi: 10.3109/10903127.2011.569851.


The National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) believes that noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) is an important treatment modality for the prehospital management of acute dyspnea. This document serves as a resource to the NAEMSP position on prehospital NIPPV.

Publication types

  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure / instrumentation
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure / methods*
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure / standards
  • Dyspnea / therapy
  • Emergency Medical Services / methods*
  • Emergency Medicine / methods*
  • Emergency Service, Hospital*
  • Emergency Treatment
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Humans
  • Information Dissemination / methods*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Societies, Medical / legislation & jurisprudence*