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Canadian Respiratory Journal
Volume 20 (2013), Issue 1, Pages e5-e9
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/406163
Original Article

Twenty-Four Hour Noninvasive Ventilation in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: A Safe Alternative to Tracheostomy

Douglas A McKim,1,2 Nadia Griller,3 Carole LeBlanc,4 Andrew Woolnough,4,5 and Judy King6

1Canadian Alternatives in Non-invasive Ventilation Program, Respiratory Rehabilitation Services and The Ottawa Hospital Sleep Centre, Canada
2Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
3University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
4The Ottawa Hospital, Rehabilitation Centre, Canada
5Institute for Rehabilitation Research and Development, Canada
6Physiotherapy Program, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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How to Cite this Article

Douglas A McKim, Nadia Griller, Carole LeBlanc, Andrew Woolnough, and Judy King, “Twenty-Four Hour Noninvasive Ventilation in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: A Safe Alternative to Tracheostomy,” Canadian Respiratory Journal, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. e5-e9, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/406163