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1. The primary goal of NIV is to improve gas exchange without endotracheal intubation.

2. A. Improving survival
B. Decreasing the length of mechanical ventilation
C. Decreasing the length of hospitalization

3. A. Hypercapnic respiratory failure
B. COPD exacerbation
C. Asthma
D. Acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema

4. A. ALS
D. Nocturnal hypoventilation

5. A. ≥25
B. moderate to severe
C. >45 & <7.35
D. <200

6. A. Apnea
B. Hemodynamic instability
C. Uncooperative
D. Facial burns, wounds


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