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Treatment options for respiratory diseases

The goal of mechanical ventilation is to: 

  • improve the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide between the patient’s blood and the air in the patient’s lungs. 
  • support the patient’s work of breathing1 when his/her own physiology fails. 

ResMed offers a broad range of mechanical ventilation options for invasive and non-invasive applications to suit different patients and care settings. 

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Learn how non-invasive ventilation (NIV) and invasive ventilation (IV) provide support to patients who suffer from respiratory insufficiency. 


 Learn more about clinical studies and home non-invasive ventilation (NIV) solutions for COPD. 

ResMed invasive and non-invasive ventilation devices

ResMed offers a range of products for use in the hospital or the home.

Personalised non-invasive ventilation for non-dependent patients with COPD and other respiratory insufficiencies.

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Portable non-invasive ventilation with invasive capabilities, for non-dependent patients with progressive conditions or changing needs.

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Versatile invasive and non-invasive ventilation for less dependent to fully dependent patients in need for acute and/or long-term care.

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  1. International Consensus Conferences in Intensive Care Medicine: noninvasive positive pressure ventilation in acute Respiratory failure. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2001 Organized jointly by the American Thoracic Society, the European Respiratory Society, the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, and the Société de Réanimation de Langue Française, and approved by ATS Board of Directors, December 2000.