BTS NIV Quality Standards

The British Thoracic Society has published its new Quality Standards for acute Non-Invasive Ventilation in Adults, marking a major step forward in respiratory patient care.  This follows the recent National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death, ‘Inspiring Change’, 2017, which highlighted a mortality rate of over a third for patients receiving NIV.

April 2018

Current Quality Standards

Title Publication Date Description Status
BTS Quality Standards for acute NIV in adults 2018-04 April April 2018 Valid