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Table 1 Intermittent BMV—indications

From: Success rates of pre-hospital difficult airway management: a quality control study evaluating an in-hospital training program

  Number Mean Age NACA
Intoxication (sedatives) 4 48.0 5
Intoxication (opioids) 7 24.0 4
Respiratory depression due to analgosedation 3 66.5 5
TI abandonment (do-not-escalate decision) 16 87.0 5
Bridging to NIV 10 68.5 5
Temporary respiratory insufficiency due to seizures 5 1.0 5
Conscious after ROSC 3 57.0 6
Total 48 60.5 5
  1. NIV non-invasive ventilation (CPAP via modified Venturi valve and mask), CPAP continuous positive airway pressure, ROSC return of spontaneous circulation