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MedPage Today Features Dr. Jamie Garfield’s Perspective on Meta-Analysis of Home Use of Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation for Patients with COPD

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Jamie Garfield, MD, Associate Professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University; Assistant Chief Quality Officer of Temple Faculty Physicians; and Director of Quality and Improvement and Patient Safety, Internal Medicine Residency, at Temple University Hospital, offered insight to MedPage Today about a meta-analysis by a team from the Mayo Clinic on clinical benefits that might be associated with home use of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and hypercapnia. Dr. Garfield was not involved in the meta-analysis.