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When 4 different interfaces with varying internal dead space were randomly applied during non-invasive ventilation in 14 patients with acute respiratory failure, there were no significant differences in gas exchange, minute ventilation, or work of breathing, but patient tolerance of the different devices varied substantially.

Non-invasive Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Failure: Importance of the Interface