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INTERNATIONAL VENTILATOR USERS NETWORK

 

an affiliate of Post-Polio Health International

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HEALTH PROFESSIONALS,

AND INDUSTRY

VENTILATOR-ASSISTED LIVING

PAST ISSUES BY TOPIC

TAIWAN

Home Mechanical Ventilation in Taiwan (Vol. 16, No. 3)

 
TELEMEDICINE

IVUN Members Consider Telehealth (Vol. 20, No. 4)

What Is Telehealth? (Vol. 20, No. 4)

 
THAILAND

Home Care and Mechanical Ventilation for Children in Thailand (Vol. 14, No. 1)

 
TRACHEOSTOMY

Tubes Will Not Defeat Me (Vol. 29, No. 6)

I could sum it up in one word: Freedom (Vol. 29, No. 3)

What Adds to Quality of Life? My Story (Vol. 29, No. 1)

Sherry Hurst: "I Plan to Celebrate My 100th Birthday!" (Vol. 28, No. 2)

How Polio Survivors Can Avoid Tracheostomies (Vol. 27, No. 3)

Tell Me About a Trach Before I Need One (Vol. 27, No. 2)

Ask The Experts (Vol. 25, No. 3)

Matt King is Pursuing His Dreams (Vol. 24, No. 5)

Learning to Use a Speaking Valve (Vol. 24, No. 4)

Living Independently with Twin Tubes (Vol. 24, No. 4)

How Often Should Tracheostomy Tubes Be Changed? (Vol. 23, No. 2)

From Around the Network (Vol. 22, No. 3)

Surpassing the Teenage Trach Years (Vol. 22, No. 3)

A Life Less Ordinary (Vol. 22, No. 2)

Safety Issue Generates Practical Solutions (Vol. 21, No. 2)

Care of a Tracheostomy (Vol. 19, No. 4)

Independent Living (Vol. 19, No. 1)

Tracheostomy Tubes (Vol. 17, No. 4)

Noninvasive to Trach Ventilation ... and Back Again (Vol. 17, No. 3)

Percutaneous Tracheostomy: My Choice (Vol. 15, No. 2)

Tracheostomy or Noninvasive Ventilation? (Vol. 14, No. 3)

Living with Invasive Ventilation (Vol. 13, No. 1)

Traveling with a Child with a Trach (Vol. 12, No. 4)

Trach Changing Tips (Vol. 12, No. 2)

Life with a Tracheostomy: A Personal Decision (Vol. 9, No. 2)

The Tracheotomized Patient: Tracheal Toilet and Speech (Vol. 9, No. 2)

 
TRAVEL

Flying – Part II: Role of the Airlines, Resources and Reporting Travel Problems and Solutions (Vol. 27, No. 2)

The Adventures of Traveling with a Vent (Vol. 27, No. 2)

Flying – Part I (Vol. 26, No. 6)

Flying While Using a Vent (Vol. 26, No. 2)

Traveling with a Ventilator Can Be an Adventure (Vol. 25, No. 1)

My Ventilator and I: Traveling Buddies (Vol. 24, No. 2)

Successfully Flying (One Way) While Using a Vent (Vol. 24, No. 2)

Air Travel: Vent Sticker Update (Vol. 24, No. 1)

Travel by Air (Vol. 23, No. 4)

Destination Barcelona ... or Not (Vol. 23, No. 2)

Letters (Vol. 23, No. 2)

New Regulations Affect Ventilator Users Who Fly (Vol. 23, No. 2)

From Around the Network (Vol. 22, No. 3)

Air Travel to India (Vol. 21, No. 3)

Travel – Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) (Vol. 19, No. 3)

Home Is Best (Vol. 19, No. 2)

Ventilator Users in the Air: Traveling to Japan (Vol. 18, No. 3)

Air Travel and Ventilator Users (Vol. 17, No. 3)

Traveling with Technology-Assisted Children (Vol. 17, No. 3)

On the Road with the Newport HT50 Ventilator (Vol. 16, No. 3)

Travel Websites (Vol. 15, No. 3)

Camping with a Ventilator (Vol. 15, No. 2)

Traveling with a Child with a Trach (Vol. 12, No. 4)

International Airline Travel (Vol. 12, No. 2)

Airline Travel with Ventilators (Vol. 12, No. 1)

Travelling with a Ventilator (Vol. 11, No. 1)

On Holiday at Netley Waterside House (Vol. 10, No. 1)

A Well-Traveled Ventilator User (Vol. 9, No. 1)

 
TUBING

How Often Should Ventilator Circuits Be Changed? (Vol. 23, No. 2)

In-Home Care Standards for Frequency of Ventilator Tubing Changes (Vol. 9, No. 2)

 
UNDERVENTILATION (SEE HYPOVENTILATION)
 
VENTILATORS, EQUIPMENT POOL

Improving Long-term Respiratory Care in Ontario, Canada (Vol. 23, No. 3)

Ontario's Ventilator Equipment Pool (Vol. 14, No. 2)

 
VENTILATORS, HISTORY

Sleeping (and Breathing) Better: 30 Years of Progress (Vol. 25, No. 2)

Noninvasive Ventilation: A History of My Life (Vol. 17, No. 4)

John H. Emerson and the Iron Lung (Vol. 11, No. 1)

 
VENTILATORS, NEGATIVE PRESSURE

1953 Ventilation Yields 2015 Fashion (Vol. 29, No. 5)

Caring for Children with Rare Diseases: "NORMAL" is What You Make It

   Part 2: The Solutions/Resolution and Ventilator-Assisted Living (Vol. 29, No. 4)

Conversions: Pressure-Limited to Volume Ventilator (Vol. 12, No. 3)

 
VENTILATORS, POSITIVE PRESSURE

In Pursuit of a New Vent (Vol. 29, No. 6)

Protecting Every Breath and Improving Patient Comfort – S9, VPAP, Stellar and ResMed Interfaces (Vol. 27, No. 5)

Flying – Part II: Role of the Airlines, Resources and Reporting Travel Problems and Solutions (Vol. 27, No. 2)

Making a Smooth Transition and Adding Mobility (LTV Series) (Vol. 27, No. 1)

Flying – Part I (Vol. 26, No. 6)

IVUN Second Educational Conference Call (Vol. 26, No. 6) 

 -Understanding How New Generation Portable Ventilators Can Lighten Your Load

IVUN First Educational Conference Call (Vol. 26, No. 5) 

 -Switching from the PLV-100, 102 (or other volume vent) to the Trilogy

Using the PRVC Mode at Home with the iVent 101 (Vol. 25, No. 3)

Ask the Experts: Bilevel or volume-cycled ventilation (Vol. 24, No. 6)

Ask the Experts: Bilevel or volume-cycled ventilation (Vol. 24, No. 1)

Trilogy100 (Vol. 24, No. 1)

Retrofitting Ventilators for Power Chairs (Vol. 18, No. 2)

Which Ventilator? Who Decides? (Vol. 17, No. 1)

On the Road with the Newport HT50 Ventilator (Vol. 16, No. 3)

From Negative to Positive (Vol. 16, No. 2)

MRI-Compatible Ventilator (Vol. 15, No. 3) 

"Laptop" Ventilator Highly Rated (Vol. 13, No. 4)

A New Era for Home Ventilation Technology (Vol. 13, No. 3)

Conversions: Pressure-Limited to Volume Ventilator (Vol. 12, No. 3)

The Ideal Machine (Vol. 12, No. 2)

Ventilators and Bi-Level Pressure Devices (Vol. 12, No. 2)

 
VENTILATORY EQUIPMENT

From Around the Network (Vol. 28, No. 5)

From Around the Network (Vol. 28, No. 4)

From Around the Network (Vol. 28, No. 3)

From Around the Network (Vol. 28, No. 2)

Biphasic Cuirass Ventilator and the United Hayek RTX Ventilator (Vol. 27, No. 6)

Protecting Every Breath and Improving Patient Comfort – S9, VPAP, Stellar and ResMed Interfaces (Vol. 27, No. 5)

The Road to the RTX (Vol. 27, No. 4)

Dr. Braun Answers Ventilator Users' Questions (Vol. 27, No. 4)

Making a Smooth Transition and Adding Mobility (LTV Series) (Vol. 27, No. 1)

Flying – Part I (Vol. 26, No. 6)

From Around the Network (Vol. 26, No. 6)

IVUN Second Educational Conference Call (Vol. 26, No. 6) 
 -Understanding How New Generation Portable Ventilators Can Lighten Your Load

IVUN First Educational Conference Call (Vol. 26, No. 5) 
 -Switching from the PLV-100, 102 (or other volume vent) to the Trilogy

From Around the Network (Vol. 26, No. 4)

From Around the Network (Vol. 26, No. 3)

From Around the Network (Vol. 26, No. 2)

From Around the Network (Vol. 26, No. 1)

Vent Alarms and Product Safety (Vol. 26, No. 1)

From Around the Network (Vol. 25, No. 6)

From Around the Network (Vol. 25, No. 5)

From Around the Network (Vol. 25, No. 4)

From Around the Network (Vol. 25, No. 3)

From Around the Network (Vol. 25, No. 2)

From Around the Network (Vol. 25, No. 1)

Ask the Experts: Bilevel or volume-cycled ventilation (Vol. 24, No. 6)

Ask the Experts: Getting a different ventilator: DME reimbursement (Vol. 24, No. 2)

From Around the Network (Vol. 24, No. 6)

From Around the Network (Vol. 24, No. 5)

From Around the Network (Vol. 24, No. 4)

From Around the Network (Vol. 24, No. 3)

From Around the Network (Vol. 24, No. 1)

From Around the Network (Vol. 23, No. 4)

From Around the Network (Vol. 23, No. 3)

From Around the Network (Vol. 23, No. 2)

From Around the Network (Vol. 23, No. 1 )

Device to Help Take Charge, Not Chances (Vol. 22, No. 3)

Equipment and Interfaces (Vol. 21, No. 1)

Equipment and Interfaces (Vol. 19, No. 2)

 
WEANING

Ask the Experts (Vol. 24, No. 4)

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