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Canadian Thoracic Society Publishes Guidelines on Home Mechanical Ventilation

The Canadian Thoracic Society Home Mechanical Ventilation (HMV) Clinical Assembly is proud to announce the release of the first Canadian guideline on HMV. The guideline provides evidence-based recommendations on the assessment and management of individuals requiring non-invasive or invasive HMV.

It addresses general topics such as ethics, airway clearance, and transition to home, and provides specific recommendations regarding HMV.