The role of regional centers and University Children’s Hospital in development of home mechanical ventilation network

Snezana Nikola Rsovac, Milan Djukic, Jasna Kalanj, Biljana Medjo, Marko Petrovic


  Application of home mechanical ventilators represents the future in the treatment of children with chronic respiratory insufficiency. In this way patients are treated in the home environment, they have full support from their families, they are protected against nosocomial infections and their condition is monitored by medical staff. The role of regional centers is very important in the future development of the home mechanical ventilation network. Doctors in these centers under the full support of the University Children's Hospital physicians can assist and monitor the treatment of children on the household respirators.


home mechanical ventilation, family support, children

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