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    Treatment options

    ResMed has developed therapy devices and ventilators designed to help you feel better during the day and sleep better at night, so you can get the most out of life. The aim of any ventilation is to support your respiratory system, so you don’t need to work as hard to breathe effectively. This can be done either invasively or noninvasively.

    NIV is a form of assisted ventilation, providing air to your airways and lungs. This therapy is called “noninvasive” because it delivers air via a mask—unlike invasive types of ventilation that require the insertion of a tube in the windpipe.

    A ventilation device enhances your breathing and helps reduce the amount of effort required when taking a breath. Your clinician will prescribe the level of pressure best suited to your therapy needs.

    ResMed’s noninvasive ventilation devices designed to treat Neuromuscular disease include:

    ResMed devices also give you the option of an external battery source called the RPS II , so you can get out and about with your ventilator, and feel a sense of independence during your therapy.

    Invasive ventilation is where air is delivered to you via something that enters your body, such as:

    • Intubation, where a tube is inserted down your throat to provide air.
    • A tracheotomy, where an incision or opening is made into your throat to deliver air into your system.

    ResMed's options for providing invasive ventilation include:

    ResMed ventilators also give you the option of an external battery source called the RPS II, so you can get out and about with your ventilator.

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