Table 2

Diagnosis of patients and need for intubation (n=106)

VariableAsthmaCardiogenicSepsisCOPDPneumoniaOther respiratoryTotal
All NIV cases (n)  5  29 1 28  36   7 106
Failed NIV cases (n)24077020
Transported cases (n)32512129786
Intubated by 24 hours (n)08126017
  • COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; NIV, non-invasive ventilation.