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Positive end expiratory pressure via a portable system in thoracic dystrophy.
  1. S Edees,
  2. A Moulden,
  3. R J Winter
  1. Department of Child Health, University Hospital, Nottingham.


    The provision of positive end expiratory pressure, via a unique portable system, in the long term management of a child with thoracic dystrophy is reported. The system uses low gas flow enabling a reduction in equipment and simplification of the circuit as compared with a standard continuous positive airways pressure system.

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