Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology
Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology
Letter to the Editor

Inefficient humidification as the cause of noninvasive ventilation failure in COVID-19 patients

Umidificação ineficiente como causa de falha de ventilação não invasiva em pacientes de COVID-19

Amarjeet Kumar; Chandni Sinha; Abhyuday Kumar; Neeraj Kumar; Ajeet Kumar; Kunal Singh; Prabhat Kumar Singh

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